Merseyside Alliance Initial Teacher Training


Established in 2012, MAITT has a 7 year proven track record of working in
partnership Liverpool John Moores University (OFSTED Outstanding) to develop outstanding newly qualified teachers (NQT). We offer both a tuition (PGDE) and a salaried route (PGCE) into general primary teaching and a tuition general primary with PE (PGDE).

Trainees who complete the tuition route gain a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) with QTS. This route includes 120 credits towards a Masters qualification. In 2019, 75% of our tuition trainees (PGDE) were graded outstanding and 25% were good. 87 % of our salary trainees were graded Outstanding this route offers a PGCE with QTS.

We have strongly established partnerships with schools across Liverpool, Wirral and Sefton, which offer a diverse range of settings. Our experienced mentors are committed to developing highly skilled professionals.

MAITT is committed to high quality teacher training. Our training programme is enhanced by the use of experienced and outstanding current practitioners to deliver subject knowledge and professional study sessions in our bespoke, modern training centre. Trainees are well supported through our programme, including preparation for securing an NQT position.

At MAITT we are committed to ensuring both our children and trainees have a fantastic school experience. We hold an annual matching day for our tuition trainees to match them with a placement school which will allow them to thrive and develop their ability to be an outstanding and reflective practitioner.

MAITT offer the below routes into teaching:

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