This is a one year course in which you will have lectures at university and then two teaching practices at two different schools off site.
The majority of your time will be with your principal employer.
Assessments are a mixture of written assignments set by the university and lesson observations and teaching practice assessment forms whilst at school.
We work in partnership with UEL in providing an excellent programme in your route to becoming a teacher.
Seven Kings School is recognised by Ofsted as an Outstanding school and the Teaching Alliance consists of several outstanding schools.
Seven Kings has an awarded “Cradle to Grave” programme of support for all teachers of all stages in their careers.
Candidates will be placed across the alliance within schools who have an excellent track record of support supporting students.
The alliance covers 4 - 19 provision with an opportunity to visit special schools.
The candidate will have placements across the alliance spending approximately 4 to 6 weeks in the second placement with the rest of the time in the first placement. They will start observing lessons and then taking small sections within the lessons before taking complete lessons and building up their timetables.
Support will be given through professional studies sessions and through mentoring.
You’ll need to hold an undergraduate degree awarded by a higher education provider in England or Wales, or a recognised equivalent qualification. (2.2 or above)
You’ll need to have a standard equivalent to grade C/4, or above, in the GCSE examinations in English and mathematics.
For candidates intending to teach pupils aged 3 – 11 (early years and primary), you must also have achieved a standard equivalent to a grade C/4, or above, in a GCSE science subject examination.
We are looking for people who are passionate about making a difference to young people’s lives.
This is subject to the relevant criminal checks and verifying qualifications.
You will need to have have worked for at least three years.
This will be on unqualified teacher scale 1
Fees and financial support
About the training provider
Seven Kings Teaching Alliance has 25 schools who have great experience working with trainee teachers at different levels.
Seven Kings Teaching School Alliance is proud to offer primary and secondary teacher tuition route and salaried training through School Direct, a school-based teacher training route.
Trainees work alongside highly experienced classroom practitioners and have more of their training in school.
As a Teaching Alliance we have vast experience in Initial Teacher Training and are proud of our achievements in turning inexperienced trainees into outstanding teachers and leaders of the future. Many of our trainees now hold positions in middle and senior leadership roles. It is expected that trainees will go on to work within their host school or group of schools although there is no absolute guarantee of employment. Last year all of our salaried trainees received an offer of a job within our alliance.
We are proud of our awarded Cradle to Grave programme of training and the exciting programmes we offer for ITT across our schools’ networks.
Our School Direct training is delivered in partnership with the Institute of Education (University of London) and the University of East London.
The candidate will be interviewed by teaching staff from alliance schools. They will be asked to prepare a lesson plan and discuss it as well as working with students and be interviewed.
UEL will carry out an interview as well to confirm your suitability for the course.
Training with disabilities and other needs
Seven Kings is equipped with lifts to support students with access.
In the past we have supported trainees with access needs by timetabling them in more easily accessed rooms.
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