Regional Placement Information

Where we are able to place Researchers in Schools participants is determined by demand from schools and teacher training providers. We have already filled vacancies in some areas of the country and we now only have significant numbers of placement requests in limited regions of the country. Use this list below to see which subjects and areas we are still recruiting for.

Please note: The list below will be regularly updated and as the recruitment process is dynamic we would urge candidates to apply as soon as possible to stand the best chance of securing a place in their preferred region.

Good availability across England

NORTH: Hull, Manchester
MIDLANDS: Coventry, Kings Lynn, Leicester, Lincoln, Redditch, Solihull
SOUTH: Bristol, Gillingham, Guildford, High Wycombe, Portsmouth, Southampton, Watford
LONDON: Barnet, Bromley

Science – Physics
NORTH: Bolton, Doncaster, Hull, Manchester
MIDLANDS: Coventry, Kings Lynn, Leicester, Lincoln, Nottingham, Solihull, Telford
SOUTH: Guildford, Southampton, Watford, Woking
LONDON: Barnet, Bromley

Moderate availability across England

Science – Chemistry
MIDLANDS: Coventry, Solihull, Telford
SOUTH: Barnet, Enfield

SOUTH: Guildford, St Albans, Watford, Woking
LONDON: Barnet, Bromley

NORTH: Hull, Kirklees
MIDLANDS: Coventry, Leicester, Solihull, Telford, West Bromwich, Redditch
SOUTH: Guildford, Watford
LONDON: Enfield, Loughton

Modern Foreign Languages (MFL)*
NORTH: Hull, Manchester, Rochdale
MIDLANDS: Coventry, Redditch, Solihull, West Bromwich
SOUTH: High Wycombe, Southampton, St Albans

*Please note that candidates who wish to train to teach in MFL can be expected to teach two languages. To find out more about how this works and for any other questions, please contact us using the details below.

Limited availability across England

Science – Biology
MIDLANDS: Coventry, Solihull, Telford
LONDON: Barnet

MIDLANDS: Coventry, Lincoln, Redditch, Solihull
SOUTH: Barnet, Loughton

No further availability




Candidates who have yet to apply

When you complete your application form please use the list above to guide your regional preferences. Selecting areas outside the above will mean we are highly unlikely to secure a placement for you this year. If you would like to discuss your circumstances please contact us at or call 0207 939 1947.

Alternatively register your interest for 2020 and ensure you are first to be notified when we start recruitment for next year.

Remember regional and subject availability may change regularly so Apply Now!

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Candidates in the application process

If you are currently awaiting assessment and think that you might be able to teach in one or more of the areas listed for your subject above despite not originally choosing it as a preference, please contact the recruitment team as soon as possible so we can update our records.

If your current preferences are not for any regions listed above, it is highly unlikely that we will be able to secure a placement for you. Therefore, to maximise your chances of securing a place on the programme, please do consider if you are able to relocate. If you are not able to relocate, please get in contact with us to discuss next steps.

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