Teacher Recruitment Event Comes To Bradford

The free Train to Teach event is being held at The Bradford Hotel.

A teacher has called for more people in West Yorkshire to help shape the lives of the next generation by choosing a career in teaching, ahead of a recruitment event at The Bradford Hotel on Thursday 24 January.

Zoe Leaver, a Music teacher at Batley Girls' High School, Batley, is set to tell visitors to the Train to Teach event about the huge impact that teaching can have and the rewards and opportunities the career offers.

The event, organised by the Get Into Teaching campaign from the Department for Education, is part of a series visiting cities and towns across the country this autumn in support of a national recruitment drive. 

Zoe, who will be sharing her experiences as a teacher with visitors to the event, said: “I’m proud to support the campaign and would urge more people in West Yorkshire to consider a career in teaching.

“My favourite part of the job is working with a wide range of young people in a creative way.

“Getting involved in singing clubs, shows and cultural events has made my subject come alive in a wider context. Each day is different and never boring.”

Roger Pope, spokesperson for the Get Into Teaching campaign and a National Leader of Education, said: “The teaching profession is a great way to make your degree, skills and knowledge really count.

“Knowing every lesson shapes a life is a wonderful feeling – as a teacher you’re inspiring learning, helping children to stand on their own two feet and opening their eyes to what’s possible.

The free Train to Teach event is being held at The Bradford Hotel, Hall Ings, Bradford, BD1 5SH on Thursday 24 January from 4.30 to 7.30pm.

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