Gladesmore Community School
English (2Q9B)

PGCE with QTS full time

Accredited body
Middlesex University
Financial support
Bursary or student finance if you’re eligible
Qualification
PGCE with QTS

A postgraduate certificate in education (PGCE) with qualified teacher status (QTS) allows you to teach in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. It’s also recognised internationally.

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

Contents

About the course

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. 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. Please check the Gladesmore Community School website (http://www.gladesmore.com/vacancies)

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. 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. Please check the Gladesmore Community School website (http://www.gladesmore.com/vacancies)

Fees

The course fees for 2020 are as follows:
Student type Fees to pay
UK students £9,250
EU students £9,250

Financial support

You’ll get a bursary of £12,000 if you have a degree of 2:2 or above in any subject.

You don’t have to apply for a bursary - if you’re eligible, you’ll automatically start receiving it once you begin your course. Find out about eligibility and how you’ll be paid.

You may also be eligible for a loan while you study - note that you'll have to apply for undergraduate student finance.

Find out about financial support if you’re from outside the UK.

Requirements

Qualifications

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. For secondary school, you should have a degree in which the majority of the content is relevant to your chosen teaching subject. Candidates with less experience may be considered if it is judged that your experience in other areas compensates.

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.

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 details

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

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