Are you ready to bring your PhD into the classroom?

As a PhD researcher, not only will the programme enable you to become an excellent secondary school teacher, you’ll also be able to use all the experience and knowledge to help introduce pupils to research and evidence-based practice. Additionally, you help them improve their grades, as well as inform and advise them about higher education and university life.

Below are the steps you need to follow to begin your application to the programme. Remember, if you have any questions or want to speak to a member of the team, please email or contact 0208 194 1629.

Starting an Application

Before you start our application form, we strongly recommend you do the following:

Check your eligibility

In short, we’re looking for outstanding, driven researchers who are motivated to help pupils from underrepresented backgrounds progress to highly-selective universities.

The first step is to ensure you’re eligible to start the programme. More information on eligibility can be found here.

Learn about the programme

If you haven’t already, read through our programme overview, information on the RLE, the application process, and contact us with any questions you might have.

You can get in contact with us by emailing or by calling 0208 194 1629.

Ready to apply?

You can find an overview of our application process here, as well as a list of the key competencies we look for in candidates here. Finally, once you’re ready, you can access our application form by clicking the button below.

Next application deadline: 23:59, 12 May 2021

Not quite ready?

If you’re not quite ready to apply, please sign our registration of interest form so we can keep you up to date with application news and information.