Gladesmore Community School
QTS full time with salary
- Accredited body
- Middlesex University
- 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.
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- Course length
- 1 year
- Date you can apply from
- 8 October 2019
- Date course starts
- September 2020
About the course
The Gladesmore Community School Direct Partnership offers incredible opportunities for working and learning. It provides an ideal school based learning opportunity within excellent schools to train as a teacher. This inspirational partnership comprises thirty three schools, We have a straightforward and powerful vision: To provide an outstanding all round education where all students make impressive progress in a positive, friendly, family community atmosphere. Thus, we create an environment in which staff, pupils and trainee teachers alike feel valued and supported. We have worked with trainee teachers for many years and we fully appreciate how their vibrancy, enthusiasm and drive contribute to the school community.
How school placements work
Supportive and Aspirational In our partnership you will be trained in a carefully structured and aspirational environment. You will develop the rigour, professional knowledge, understanding and skills necessary for creative, purposeful and challenging teaching and learning. Each of the training places is allocated to a particular school within the partnership. Successful applicants will be in school for most of the year with school experience following an A-B model. However, to ensure continuity, the mentors for the B (assessed) placement will have contact with trainees during the first school experience as schools will work in reciprocal pairs as far as possible.
Salary is subject to experience and the Headteachers discretion but is likely to be in line with that of a Teaching Assistant
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.
You should be a graduate, preferably with a 1st or a 2:1, though we may be willing to consider applicants who have a 2:2 who can demonstrate a real aptitude for teaching. You should have a degree in which the majority of the content is relevant to your chosen teaching subject. You will need GCSE A-C in Maths and English (or equivalent) .
About the training provider
The Gladesmore Community School Direct Partnership offers incredible opportunities for working and learning. It provides an ideal school based learning opportunity within excellent schools to train as a teacher. This inspirational partnership comprises thirty three schools, The Hub for Sport and Physical Education @ Kingston University and Middlesex University.
We have a straightforward and powerful vision:
to provide an outstanding all round education where all students make impressive progress in a positive, friendly, family community atmosphere.
Thus, we create an environment in which staff, pupils and trainee teachers alike feel valued and supported. We have worked with trainee teachers for many years and we fully appreciate how their vibrancy, enthusiasm and drive contribute to the school community.
Our school partnership is led by Gladesmore Community School, an outstanding school, and comprises a strong combination of urban schools serving catchment areas in different contexts.
As a partnership we provide a particular opportunity to experience a diverse and contrasting range of teaching and training experiences across a mixture of urban schools serving catchment areas in different contexts.
Students in all our schools are happy, friendly and well-behaved and are at the heart of everything we do. Both staff and students are ambitious and confident. Many consistently out-perform their national peers and make significantly more progress.
About the accredited body
Your school based training will be enhanced by attendance at the Middlesex University where you will have full access to the University’s facilities. The programme involves attending a programme of lectures and workshop spread over the autumn and spring terms.
Training with disabilities and other needs
Candidates who are offered a place must be certified as meeting national requirements for physical and mental fitness to teach, although this does not preclude disabled people from pursuing a programme of study
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