Gladesmore Community School Mathematics (297H)

QTS full time with salary

Accredited body
Middlesex University
Financial support
Salary
Qualification
QTS

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.

It may also allow you to teach in the EU and EEA, though this could change after 2020.

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Course length
1 year
Date you can apply from
13 October 2020
Date course starts
September 2021

Contents

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.

School Direct requires a commitment of 5 days a week from September to July. Trainees are expected to participate fully in the everyday life of the schools in which they train and, therefore, occasional evening or extra-curricular events will be obligatory.

For further details about our training provider: https://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/degree-apprenticeships/postgraduate-teacher-apprenticeship-qts

School placements

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.

Entry requirements

Qualifications needed

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) .

Personal qualities

Candidates who can demonstrate a real aptitude for teaching. Applicants must possess: . a love of children and education . good personal skills . good levels of communication . enthusiasm and be hard working . desire to be the best that they can be

Other requirements

Other requirements Applicants who are successful at interview, are offered a conditional place. These are subject to: Satisfactory references and satisfactory medical assessment. Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and National and Local Terms and Conditions of Employment. It is the duty of all schools to protect vulnerable children and adults.

Salary

We are offering school direct salaried placements to graduates, or those who are looking for a change of career. These places are salaried and are offered with a salary of point 1 unqualified teacher rate. There is no training programme fee due for the School Direct salaried training programme School Direct requires a commitment of 5 days a week for 10 months from September to July. Trainees are expected to participate fully in the everyday life of the schools in which they train and, therefore, occasional evening or extra-curricular events will be obligatory

Fees and financial support

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

Secondary only 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.

Interview process

There are three parts to the selection process;

  • There will be an initial observation of a short teaching activity followed by written tasks including a Maths and English test.
  • Successful candidates will be invited to a more formal interview. Applicants who are successful at interview, are offered a conditional place. These are subject to:
  • Satisfactory references and satisfactory medical assessment.
  • Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
  • National and Local Terms and Conditions of Employment. It is the duty of all schools to protect vulnerable children and adults. If you are offered a place on the programme, a DBS check is a vital entry requirement for this training programme.

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

Contact this training provider

Email
jih@gladesmore.com
Telephone
02088000884
Address
Gladesmore Community School
Crowland Road
Tottenham
London
N15 6EB

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