BCS. The Chartered Institute for IT
graduate scheme

Computing Teacher Training Scholarships

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

As a career choice, teaching can suit a lot of different people. For some it’s about improving students’ life chances, for others it’s the desire to share a passion for their subject. Whether you have yet to graduate, have recently graduated or are considering a change of career we recommend you think about teaching and apply for a scholarship from BCS.

You’ll have the opportunity to attend free CPD webinars and workshops, access resources to help you in the classroom, and have the support of a coach throughout your training year. You’ll also get two years free BCS Associate membership.

Starting: September 2022.

What we are looking for

  • You’ve achieved, or expect to achieve by September 2021, a 2:2 or above in a bachelor’s degree in computer science, or a related field like mathematics, or engineering.
  • You’ve applied, or are applying, for an unsalaried initial teacher training route in England which will lead to qualified teacher status at secondary-school level in computer science or computing starting in September 2021.
  • You meet the eligibility criteria for student finance


A degree in computer science or a degree from a related subject (i.e. maths, engineering).

Accepted degree subjects

  • physics
  • mathematics
  • aerospace engineering
  • computer sciences and information technology
  • mechanical engineering

Additional job details

Number of vacancies
up to 120
East Midlands
East of England
North East England
North West England
South East England
South West England
West Midlands
Yorkshire and the Humber
£26k (tax free)

A package of support to help you during your initial teacher training year and beyond

Contract, dates and working times
Fixed term

Full-time · Part-time

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 30 July 2022

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Closing date:  30 July 2022

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