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Welcome to Mid Essex Initial Teacher Training

Mid Essex is an outstanding school-based Initial Teacher Training scheme. This means that you will undertake most of your training within a local Essex school environment. We will train you to teach at secondary school level and, after successfully completing the course, you will be awarded QTS and a Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (ProfGCE).

We have over 20 years of experience of teacher training and over 500 teachers have trained with us. We are unique in that all our training is run by experienced, practising teachers. We are based at Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form and have links with over 20 secondary schools around Essex.  We work closely with a number of schools in Chelmsford (Chelmer Valley High School, Hylands School, Moulsham High School and The Sandon School), Brentwood (Brentwood County High School and Shenfield High School), Billericay (The Billericay School and Mayflower High School) as well as schools in Braintree (Alec Hunter Academy), Dunmow (Helena Romanes School), Hockley (Greensward Academy), Halstead (The Ramsey Academy) and Thundersley (The Deanes School). 

Mid Essex ITT was recognised as 'outstanding' in all categories by Ofsted in October 2017.

For our September 2018 intake, we have space for up to 60 trainee teachers, across 16 different subjects. Would you like to be one of them?

  • OUTSTANDING News!

    Mid Essex ITT are delighted to announce that, following a detailed two stage inspection in June and October, we have been awarded the coveted 'outstanding' status in all categories including leadership, quality of training and outcomes.

  • Upcoming Interview Days

    For those of you thinking of submitting a UCAS application soon, you may be interested to know that our next interview days will take place on Friday 15th December, 8.30am and Monday 8th January, 8.30am at Notley High School.  We look forward to receiving your applications soon!

  • Assessment Only

    Did you know that Mid Essex ITT now offer Assessment Only? 

    To find out more, see our page here or email Keith Ferguson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more details.

OfstedOfsted - Graded Outstanding

Mid Essex was last inspected by HM Ofsted inspectorate in October 2017 and was graded as “Outstanding”.

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