Red Kite Teacher Training is a Regional Training Centre for the Future Teaching Scholars programme (FTS). This is a new and exciting route into teaching. It’s designed for exceptional students who plan to study a Maths- or Physics-related degree at university. Applications are now open for those planning to start university in Autumn 2019. Spaces are limited, apply as soon as possible for the best chance of getting your place.

The programme

The Future Teaching Scholars programme is a 6 year, full-time programme which comprises:

  • Years 1-3 Undergraduate study (£5,000 grant at the start of each academic year)
  • Year 4 Postgraduate employment-based teacher training (paid on the unqualified teacher scale)
  • Year 5-6 Employed as a maths or physics teacher after achieving QTS (paid on the qualified teacher scale)


Red Kite Teacher Training is the only Regional Training Centre for the Future Teaching Scholars programme in the Yorkshire and Humber region.

The first cohort of Maths and Physics Scholars are available for employment from September 2019. Scholars will be employed as unqualified teachers during their teacher training year.

If you are interested in employing a Scholar please contact us.


Applications are made directly to the Future Teaching Scholars programme.

Visit the Future Teaching Scholars website for more information about eligibility criteria and how to apply.

When Scholars join the Future Teaching Scholars programme, they are allocated to their nearest Regional Training Centre (RTC), who are outstanding Teaching Schools which coordinate all of the subject-specific and teacher development opportunities in a given area. Scholars will be able to choose to train with Red Kite Teacher training once they have successfully gained a place.