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Application For preparation service


As a teacher, you educate and teach in your own pedagogical freedom and responsibility and teach in the subjects and school forms for which you acquire the teaching qualification. In order to be as prepared as possible for this task, certain conditions must be met.

First, you complete a teacher training course, which is possible in Saxony-Anhalt in Halle/Saale or Magdeburg. You can choose between studying for a teaching position at primary, secondary, secondary, vocational or secondary schools.

At the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, the teacher training ends with the 1st state examination. The Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg changed its teaching training to a bachelor's master's system a few years ago. The Master of Education corresponds to the 1st State Exam.

After successfully completing your studies, you will acquire practical skills and skills as a teacher in the subsequent preparatory service. The preparatory service lasts 16 months. The training takes place at state seminars for teaching posts in Halle and Magdeburg and at approved training schools. He completes the career examination for a teaching post.

Find out more about the teacher training clerkship here.

  • Please register first in the online portal Matorixmatch.
  • Please note that you have not yet submitted an application with the registration!
  • After successful registration, please enter your personal data and upload the required application documents.
  • In the applicant pool, please select your degree under the item Training.
  • Then select the "Preparation Service" call in the "Application" section and submit the application within the application deadline. After successful application receipt, you will receive an acknowledgement of receipt by e-mail.
  • If more applications are received than training places are available, a selection procedure will be carried out.
  • After the completion of the respective selection procedure, you will receive a notification.
  • If you are admitted to the preparatory service, you will receive a written notification by e-mail with a recruitment offer, which is accompanied by a request to submit your comments within a specified period of time as to whether you wish to accept the offer.
  • Experience has shown that not all recruitment offers are accepted, so that places are often allocated until the last day of recruitment.
  • Accept the recruitment offer, your activity and training takes place in the respective school as well as at the State Seminar for Teaching Offices in Halle (Saale) for the teaching posts at primary schools, secondary schools, grammar schools and support schools or at the State Seminar for Teaching Offices in Magdeburg for the teaching posts in primary schools, secondary schools, grammar schools, support schools and vocational schools.
Link to Matorixmatch

Please contact the Saxony-Anhalt State School Office.

The preparatory service can be set up to recruit who

  • passed the first state examination or a Master of Education degree for the respective teaching post in Saxony-Anhalt or an equivalent examination with an approved subject connection, and
  • has the necessary German language skills (certificate with level C 2 may be required).

For the teaching of vocational schools, a one-year practical activity relating to the subject area must be demonstrated.

  • Tabular CV with handwritten signature
  • Copy of the certificate of general university entrance qualification or admission qualification
  • officially certified copy of the certificate of the First State Examination or the certificate of an equivalent examination (e.g. Master of Education) or a copy of the provisional grade certificate
  • Copy of the birth certificate or extract from the family book
  • if necessary, copy of the marriage certificate or extract from the family book
  • where applicable, copy of the birth certificate or corresponding extract from the family register of the child or other persons who are permanently living in the household or other persons for whom there is a maintenance obligation
  • Proof of measles protection (copy vaccination certificate)

If you want to apply for the preparatory service for the teaching position in vocational schools, you also need:

  • Certificates and evidence of a total of one-year practical work related to the subject-matter. The proof can be provided in the form of work certificates, traineeship certificates (duration/duration must be visible) or alternatively through completed vocational training with practical activity (no pure school education).

For applicants with the subject of Protestant or Catholic religion, a provisional church teaching permit is also required.

  • 15 January for the recruitment date 1 April
  • April 30 for the recruitment date of 1 September

However, an application shall also be considered if the proof of the First State Examination for a Teaching Office or an examination recognised as equivalent with an admissible subject connection is submitted up to the following data:

  • February 15 for the recruitment date Of 1 April
  • 1 July for the recruitment date 1 September

Please apply even by the deadlines, if it is foreseeable that you will not receive your certificate by the specified grace period.

On the website of the state institute for school quality and teacher training Sacshen-Anahlt (LISA) you will find information about the teacher examinations. Here you will also find application forms.

Access to the preparatory service and thus to take the career examination is also possible for newcomers.

State Institute for School Quality and Teacher Education Saxony-Anhalt (LISA)

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Ministry of Education Saxony-Anhalt

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