To be a teacher in England you need:
- a degree or an equivalent qualification
- English and Maths GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above
- For primary teaching, a science subject GCSE at grade 4 (C) or above
You can find out more about entry requirements, and how it works if you have studied overseas, at Get Into Teaching.
Refreshing your subject knowledge
If you have the right qualities and qualifications to teach but need to refresh your subject knowledge, you might be asked to complete a subject knowledge enhancement (SKE) course.
You’ll find out if you need to complete an SKE course after the interview stage.