Train to Teach with Us

Thomas Jones is a DfE designated teaching school and is an integral part of the Royal Borough Teaching School Alliance (RBTSA) with two outstanding secondary schools, Holland Park and Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School.

School Direct

Our alliance will be recruiting candidates for 125 School Direct teacher training places (both primary and secondary) for 2021-22, one of whom, the successful candidate, will be based at Thomas Jones. We offer a salaried training programme which leads to the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

The RBTSA website  (What we do tab, ITT pages) includes details of all RBTSA teacher training programmes, including those at Thomas Jones and further information regarding the specific course requirements and information about how to apply.

All applications for these programmes must be made online through UCAS. To find any RBTSA programme on UCAS you need to use the UCAS teacher training search tool naming the 'provider' as The Royal Borough Teaching School Alliance. The Thomas Jones programme is available under course code 3DSH. Any queries regarding the programme should be sent to