School Direct

CVTSA Schools Direct v2

Become a Teacher with School Direct

School Direct is a school-led option for teacher training which offers practical, hands-on training; the course has very high rates of employment and trainee satisfaction

The Cheshire Vale Teaching School Alliance is a group of 16 schools plus HEI providers and key partners from Cheshire. As an Alliance it is our mission to provide high quality, school based initial teacher training. We believe our provision ensures trainees feel fully prepared for life in the classroom and a career in education. Our Alliance Partnership consists of Secondary and Primary Schools. Trainee Teachers will have the benefit of working with a strong alliance of schools during their training year.


We will provide:

  • A school-led course delivered by outstanding schools, leaders and teachers, built on a foundation of many years’ experience providing high quality ITT.
  • A highly integrated and cohesive course delivered by a tight-knit partnership of schools.
  • A personalised and bespoke programme responding to trainees’ development needs.
  • High quality leadership development.
  • Programme delivery by practicing classroom teachers.
  • Rich opportunities for engaging with outstanding Teaching and Learning.


For more information please visit our Teaching School website by clicking on the link below