Blessed Christopher Wharton, Catholic Academy Trust

Why Train to Teach with the Blessed Christopher Wharton Catholic Academy Trust (BCWCAT)?


Choose BCWCAT for a Truly Inspiring Teaching Journey in Bradford and Keighley

Join our close-knit family of nineteen schools in Bradford and take the first step into a transformative teaching career. At BCWCAT, our teacher training program isn't just about imparting knowledge; it's about igniting a passion for education and nurturing the leaders of tomorrow.


Why BCWCAT Stands Out

Embrace School-Based Training

Immerse yourself in our successful schools, where every day brings new opportunities to inspire and be inspired. Experience the vibrant pulse of a bustling classroom within our supportive community.


Experience Unwavering Support

Benefit from a tranquil, supportive environment dedicated to your growth. Our teams foster a sense of belonging, where every voice is heard, and every dream is nurtured. Speak to our staff who have thrived within this family.


Innovate with Confidence

Explore an educational landscape fuelled by innovation and guided by the latest research. With BCWCAT, you'll use cutting-edge methodologies and strategies, supported by expert mentors and senior leaders, alongside Leeds Trinity University.


Tailored Learning Experience

Receive personalized support to deepen your subject knowledge and unleash your potential. We empower you to craft engaging lessons that resonate with students, sparking curiosity and driving academic growth.


Accelerate Your Growth

Access dedicated coaching to refine your teaching practice and unlock your full potential. With BCWCAT, your journey towards excellence is nurtured by a community committed to your success.


Bask in Unyielding Support

From our seventeen primary schools to our two secondary schools, you'll receive unwavering support throughout your journey and beyond. Your success is our priority, and we're here to champion you every step of the way.


Forge Your Future

Unlock numerous employment opportunities within our esteemed trust. You're not just embarking on a career; you're joining a family dedicated to making a positive change in Bradford and beyond.


Immerse Yourself Fully

Dive headfirst into the exhilarating world of teaching from day one. Experience the rhythm of school life year-round, cultivating a deep understanding of our vibrant culture and unwavering commitment to excellence.


Learn from the Best

Be guided by seasoned educators who are not just mentors but champions of your growth. At BCWCAT, you'll learn from experienced teachers dedicated to shaping the next generation of leaders in education.

Join BCWCAT today and embark on a journey filled with purpose, passion, and the power to make a difference.

Apply now and start your inspiring teaching career with BCWCAT.