We are looking for a trainee teacher who is committed to improving outcomes for children by continually striving to adapt provision and delivery to meet need, someone who will be prepared to self-reflect and work collaboratively with others to improve their practice to develop into an outstanding practitioner.
Our students are a credit to our school and bring with them a wide variety of needs, abilities, aspirations and behaviours; they provide both inspiration and challenge.
Each trainee will have one placement during their School Direct year. Our school mentor will find a suitable placement on your behalf.
Complimentary School placements usually take place at one of our neighbouring schools. The average distance for each candidate to travel is approximately 2 miles.
A UK 2:2 Degree in English or similar
A GCSE Grade C/5 in English
A GCSE Grade C/4 in Mathematics
Recognition that the job of the teacher is first and foremost that of teaching and that the understanding of the pedagogy of teaching and learning is fundamentally essential
A solid knowledge of the academic subjects of English Language and English Literature, with full commitment to further developing this subject knowledge base
An interest in and some understanding of special educational needs
An interest in and some understanding of autism education
Ability and willingness to self-reflect and work collaboratively with others to improve own performance
Interested in involvement in the extra-curricular life of the school.
Salary will be paid on the Unqualified Teacher Pay Scale along with 1 SEN point.
Fees and financial support
Financial support from the training provider
The successful applicant will be paid as an Unqualified Teacher on the Unqualified Teacher pay scale (UQT point 1 = £21,582, plus 1 SEN point at £2,270).
Application forms are considered by both Woodfield School and the University of Warwick. The interview will consist of a formal interview
Applicants should be able to demonstrate:
o high level interpersonal skills
o a realistic understanding of the pressures of the course and the profession
o some awareness the needs of its students
o organisational skills
o ability to remain calm when under pressure with a measured response to challenging events
o ability to listen to and act upon constructive advice and self-reflect to improve practice