You will be interviewed by a Partnership London SCITT tutor. In order for your application to be considered you should consider your personal statement as being an important part of this process.
We require two references one of which will be an academic reference. If you completed your studies more than five years ago your employer should provide your first reference.
We will interview all shortlisted candidates prior to making an offer of training. If you are invited to interview, we expect knowledge of key aspects of education and excellent subject knowledge.
The interview process will include:
Teaching a short lesson Written tasks
A formal interview You will be assessed on your ability to communicate clearly and engage the audience.
All teachers need to be able to write English clearly without errors in spelling, punctuation or grammar because this is part of the job. Therefore, there will be a literacy written task as part of the selection process as well as a subject related written task.
The interview will assess you on the following criteria:-
Appropriateness of subject qualifications
Capacity to expand subject knowledge
Awareness of the roles and responsibilities of a teacher
Any teaching or school based experience
Resilience Ability to communicate effectively
Enthusiasm for, and commitment to teaching Self-awareness of both strengths and areas to improve
Training with disabilities and other needs
All St Edward’s Teacher Training Partnership schools are compliant with disability access.