Become a teacher with the North West Learning Partnership

Our Initial Teacher Training (ITT) Programme is a unique Teacher Training programme for graduates, in partnership with Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU).

Delivered by the North West Learning Partnership (NWLP), the taught element of the ITT Programme is delivered by outstanding and specialised trainers from its teaching school partnership – headteachers, specialist leaders in education, experienced consultants and outstanding practitioners who are still involved in teaching.

The programme focuses on developing your subject knowledge and subject pedagogy as well as the all-round knowledge and skills to be a great secondary professional.

Benefits of training with the NWLP:

· High employment rates with many trainees gaining employment at schools within the Partnership

· All home and away placements at Good and Outstanding schools

· Placement schools local to you from our network across the North West, including St Helens, Wigan, Liverpool, Halton and Knowsley

· Highly effective personalised programme of support bespoke to the trainee from the ITT team and a school-based Professional mentor

· Access to the NWLP programme of Subject Specific Early Career Teacher training

· Access to all NWLP CPD courses as an ECT

We pride ourselves on the culture within Rainford High and are proud to be a great place to learn and work. Trainee teachers are always treated as professionals who are part of the school team as Everyone Matters, Everyone Helps and Everyone Succeeds.

Learn More

For more details on the programme visit

For further information on the courses and funding see

For further information on required qualifications contact admissions at Liverpool John Moores University

To find out more information, please contact the Secondary ITT Programme team: 

Alex Cooper  Assistant Principal Teacher Learning and Development 

Stephanie Charlesworth Director of Learning and Development / Evidence Lead in Education 

James Lyons ITT lead at Up Holland High School 

Course Codes:


Mathematics JL80

Physics W322

Chemistry A830

Biology W082

Modern Languages SD90

Geography V479

History X871

English Y290


General Primary DF23

Primary with Mathematics SDKJ

Primary with PE B741

Primary 3 -7 Years A450

Primary Salaried 3BFS