Mossley Hollins works in partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University and The University of Manchester to offer Initial Teacher Training, following the University-led PGCE route. We have been designated a ‘Leading Partnership School’ with MMU who stated: ‘There is clear evidence that mentors are willing to go ‘the extra mile’ to support the work of trainees’, and trainees spoke of feeling very well supported and guided through the training by knowledgeable and expert staff.

For more information and range of subjects, please visit the university websites.

School Direct

Everyone Learning in Partnership with the Tame River Educational Trust and The University of Cumbria run the Secondary School Direct Programme. The Partnership is committed to providing a first class education for all its pupils and we are looking forward to recruiting inspiring new candidates who are passionate and ambitious. This innovative route into the teaching profession will provide you with the necessary skills set to become an excellent teacher!

What we can offer?

Train alongside serving teachers as well as completing a University of Cumbria PGCE with 60 Master’s Degree Credits.

All trainees will understand ‘Quality First’ approaches to teaching and learning and benefit from the highest standards in coaching and mentoring.

  • A PGCE qualification with QTS.
  • High Quality school based training within local quality Secondary schools.
  • Quality assurance from The University of Cumbria.
  • Exceptional professional learning opportunities.
  • A breadth of continuous professional development and strategic placements to meet personal need.
  • A range of experiences within a nurturing environment.
  • Support and guidance to seek and find employment.

We are recruiting now in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, English, Geography, History, Maths, PE with Ebacc, Art, RE, Computer Science, D&T and MFL

We also offer other  routes into teaching. General Primary and General primary with SEND.

Prospective applicants are advised to visit Everyone Learning for further information.

Contact Us

If you would like any further information about the School Direct route, please do not hesitate to contact one of us:

  • Mrs J Beaumont – Schools Direct Facilitator –
  • Mrs E Duggan – Trust Director, People and Talent (HR) –
Huddersfield Road, Mossley,
Ashton-Under-Lyne OL5 9DP
T: 01457 832491