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Bradford College

Teaching and Education

Do you want to inspire the next generation? Do you want to make a real impact and transform lives?

At the Margaret McMillan School of Education, teaching and education as a career will bring you the satisfaction of supporting people to grow and develop.

Whether you’re switching careers, bringing your industry experience into teaching or want to start your career journey, we have the courses, support and expertise to help.

Why Bradford College?

We provide our learners with an interesting and thought-provoking range of modules, which will assist in their journey to gain employment.

Studying Teaching and Education can lead to careers in administration, teaching and learning support within a wide range of educational settings, such as training and social care organisations. You could work with children, families and communities. Discover how the environment shapes learning and understand how you can make a difference to the wellbeing and future of individuals.

The Pathways to Teaching

Below are some of the ways you can get into the Teaching & Education sector, whatever your current level of experience. Click on an image to enlarge.

To teach 14+ of CPD to teach a specialism:

To either work in a primary school or teach if you do not have a degree:

To teach in primary or secondary schools or in Further Education:

Higher Education

There are so many different routes into teaching – speak to our expert team to discuss the best option for you, or search our courses and apply direct.

We have been providing an extensive range of Higher Education courses for over 35 years. These include foundation degrees, Bachelor’s degrees, and postgraduate degrees. Our Further Education courses enable students to progress onto degrees, and our Higher Education courses prepare students for employment in the education and teaching sector.

As well as typical degrees we offer exciting foundation degrees that give you the skills and creative exploration to find your specialist field. These can be topped up with our BA (Top-up) courses and turned into a full Bachelors Degree.

Our Alumni

BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS alumni rubi khanom

Rubi Khanom

BA (Hons) Primary Education with Qualified Teacher Status Alumnus

“This course has equipped me with everything I need to become a really good teacher. The feedback I’ve got so far from my colleagues has been really good so I’m really glad I did this course.”

teaching alumni nusrat hussain

Nusrat Hussain

Education & Teaching Alumnus

“I’m already signed onto agency work and I’ve already got a couple of permanent posts for long-term supply so I’m on the road. It’s a moment I’ve waited for the last 25 years.”

Latest News

Teaching staff celebrate Education Pioneer’s Birthday

Teaching staff celebrate Education Pioneer’s Birthday

20th July 2023

Thursday, 20 July 2023 marks the birthday of Margaret McMillan – the namesake of the Bradford College School of Education.

Glittering Awards Recognise Outstanding Student Achievement

Glittering Awards Recognise Outstanding Student Achievement

6th July 2023

Bradford College celebrates the commitment and achievement of our students this week at the annual Student Awards.

Bradford College Celebrates Ofsted ‘Good’ for Teacher Training

Bradford College Celebrates Ofsted ‘Good’ for Teacher Training

22nd May 2023

Teacher training provision at Bradford College has been awarded a ‘Good’ rating after a recent Ofsted inspection – the second highest possible grading.