St Joseph’s Alliance Primary (2R8X)

QTS full time with salary

Accredited body
St Mary’s University, Twickenham
Financial support

Qualified teacher status (QTS) allows you to teach in state schools in England and may also allow you to teach in other parts of the UK.

It may also allow you to teach in the EU and EEA, though this could change after 2020.

If you’re planning to teach overseas, you should always check what qualifications are needed in the country you’d like to teach in.

Course length
1 year
Date you can apply from
13 October 2020
Date course starts
September 2021


About the course

The School Direct (Salaried) route offers school-based training with support from experienced teachers at St Joseph’s and link tutors at St Mary’s University. Some attendance at University will be required but most of the course is delivered in school.

For further information about course content, please visit:

School placements

The main placement will be at St Joseph’s or one of our Alliance schools. You will also spend a short period of your training in another school to broaden your experience.


The salary for School Direct (Salaried) students will be calculated using the unqualified teachers’ pay scales.

Financial support

Financial support isn’t available for this course because it comes with a salary.

If you choose a course without a salary, you may be eligible for financial support while you study, including bursaries, scholarships and loans.



The required qualifications are set by St Mary’s University. For further information, please visit:

Other requirements

There is an expectation that applicants will have previous relevant experience in an educational setting.

Successful candidates will receive an offer of employment. This will be subject to all usual recruitment checks and an Enhanced DBS clearance.

About the training provider

St Joseph’s is a National Support School and the Headmistress is a National Leader.

The school employs outstanding practitioners with 2 members of the Senior Leadership Team holding the NPQH qualification and now currently undertaking the NPQEL training.

2 other members of the Senior Leadership have attained NPQSL status, 2 middle leaders are studying for NPQML and 3 teachers are studying Catholic Leadership at Masters level.

Pupils consistently achieve outstanding outcomes and the school is recognised nationally as a high achieving provider.

About the accredited body

Please visit St Mary’s University website for information about their provision and programme structure (

Training with disabilities and other needs

St Joseph’s is a fully inclusive employer with an open and transparent recruitment policy.

The school building has a lift to support those with physical disabilities and we will always look at ways to accommodate any other needs of staff, children and visitors.

Contact details

020 8965 5651
St Joseph's Roman Catholic Primary School
Goodson Road
NW10 9LS


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