Teach in Suffolk

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Welcome to our teaching in Suffolk page,

Suffolk has a range of educational settings, teaching a variety of ages. So whether you are newly qualified or an experienced teacher looking for new opportunities, there are many prospects available within Suffolk.

The pages below will allow you to explore the different routes into teaching in the county and discover why some of our teachers decided to live and work here. 

We believe that now is a great time to join us as we focus on raising aspirations for children and young people in Suffolk.


Take a look at the pages below for more information about the ways that you can become a teacher in Suffolk and current recruitment opportunities.

Suffolk NQT pool is now live!

Visit Schools' Choice to apply.

For information on how to register read our guidance.


Routes into Teaching

Suffolk County Council is a partner in Suffolk and Norfolk Initial Teacher Training (SNITT), a dynamic, high-quality teacher training provider which offers a range of school-based routes into teaching.

All Initial Teacher Training courses offer a Postgraduate Certificate in Education, 60 Masters level credits together with Qualified Teacher Status.

If you would like to train to teach in a Primary school, why not find out about our popular Primary School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) with School Direct Tuition Fees and Primary School Direct Salaried programmes?

Our highly rated Secondary training courses include Secondary SCITT with School Direct Tuition Fees and Secondary School Direct Salaried.

If you are an instructor working in school or originally trained abroad and would like to gain QTS, try our Assessment Only Route.


To search live jobs go to Suffolk Jobs Direct where you can find current primary and secondary teaching and leadership roles.