Get into teaching through a bespoke pathway in the phase, setting or subject you are passionate about.
Through our School Direct, SCITT and Apprenticeship programmes we endeavour to provide an outstanding academic and ‘hands-on’ school based experience in a variety of phases and settings. We aim to ensure that our programmes are bespoke to each trainees individual journey into either secondary, special or primary careers.
We also aim to offer employment at the end of the training period for successful candidates where suitable vacancies arise, or assist with gainful employment within our alliance of schools. Upon successful completion of our programmes, trainees will have the ability and capacity to work in either the secondary, special or primary sector.
We are currently accepting applications for our Non Salaried School Direct courses commencing September 2021.
Primary and Special Educational Needs (SEN) Pathways
We will provide:
An outstanding academic (The University of Derby) and ‘hands-on’ school-based experience in a primary or special school setting
A bespoke training package based on Derby University’s outstanding teacher training programme
The support and guidance of an experienced mentor and link tutor
Learn alongside inspiring, passionate, outstanding teachers
Learn to be a successful, confident and effective teacher
Train in a schools that are spread across Derbyshire and Staffordshire, accessing a variety of specialisms
A stimulating learning experience in a variety of schools, contexts and localities
The opportunity to study for Masters credits with Derby University
We are currently accepting applications for our SCITT programme in the subjects of PE, History, DT, Maths, English, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, which commence September 2021.
We will provide:
Four days in school from the beginning of September. During time in school you will be guided by an experienced mentor.
One day per week you will join other teacher trainees to be trained on aspects such as how to walk and talk like a teacher, plan lessons effectively, behaviour management and how to really stretch and challenge students.
Secondary trainees will spend September to December in the ‘Home School’. From December to Easter you will have the opportunity to experience life in a contrasting secondary school. From Easter to the end of the programme you will return to your initial school.
For the PGCE route this is delivered through the University of Hull. You will spend approximately 3 days over the year with your tutors from the University of Hull. Usually based at Notre Dame in Sheffield / virtually.
We are currently accepting applications for our Apprenticeship programme with potential places being available through our SEN pathway. This will be in reaction to our alliances requirement for apprentice teachers.
If you are interested in the apprentice route and require further information about potential vacancies, please get in touch.
Further information about the courses listed above and how to apply can be found on the ‘Get into Teaching’ website by clicking here.
If you are ready to apply you can do so by clicking here.
“A very insightful course and I can take what I have learnt into the classroom tomorrow.”
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If you require any further information on what we offer or how we can support you, please use the contact form and details to get in touch.