All Hallows Catholic School
English (23RK)

PGCE with QTS full time with salary

Accredited body
University of Chichester
Financial support

A postgraduate certificate in education (PGCE) with qualified teacher status (QTS) will allow you to teach in state schools in England and may allow you to teach in other parts of the UK.

It may also allow you to teach overseas, though you should always check what qualifications are needed in the country you’d like to teach in.

Many PGCE courses include credits that count toward a Master’s degree.

Course length
1 year
Date you can apply from
8 October 2019
Date course starts
September 2020


About the course

All Hallows Catholic School works with the University of Chichester, and as such will be required to attend specific training days at the University. As well as specific subject knowledge candidates will be taught pedagogical skills and be assessed regularly through assignments and essays which are set by the University.

Interview process

Interview by the Headteacher, Head of Department and a representative from School Direct Provider University of Chichester. One interview to be held at the school and candidates will teach approximately 20 minutes of a Key Stage 3 lesson.

How school placements work

Candidates will be expected to teach across two Key Stages e.g. KS3 and KS4. The candidates will undertake a 6 week placement in their second school, the PCT liaises with local schools to arrange this, (the distance candidates have to travel from home is taken into consideration). There is a further 3 day placement at a primary school, 2 days at an FE college and 1 day at an SEN school. The remaining time is based in the main school with staggered training days at the University.


Unqualified teachers’ pay scales plus fringe. It is possible for candidates in shortage subjects to apply for bursaries to meet their training costs. In this instance candidates will not receive a salary.

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.



Candidates should have a University degree of a 2:1 or higher Honours in the subject area in which they wish to teach. In line with statutory guidelines all candidates must have Maths and English GCSE grade C or above (or equivalent). In order to be eligible for the School Direct Salaried Route candidates must have had at least 3 years work experience.

Personal qualities

We seek enthusiastic and self-motivated candidates who have a desire to improve the education of young people.

Other requirements

Candidates will need to complete or provide the following: Full Enhanced DBS check Confidential Health Questionnaire Original GCSE, A level and Degree certificates Two references Photo Identification

Contact details

Weybourne Road


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