Teach North: Yorkshire & Humber Drama (25LM)

PGCE with QTS full time

Accredited body
Sheffield Hallam University
Financial support
Student finance if you’re eligible
Qualification
PGCE with QTS

A postgraduate certificate in education (PGCE) with qualified teacher status (QTS) will allow you to teach in state schools in England and may allow you to teach in other parts of the UK.

It may also allow you to teach overseas, though you should always check what qualifications are needed in the country you’d like to teach in.

Many PGCE courses include credits that count toward a Master’s degree.

Age range
11 to 16
Course length
1 year
Date you can apply from
12 October 2021
Date course starts
September 2022
Website
https://teachnorth.com/

Contents

About the course

As a Teach North Drama trainee, you will drive students to question the purpose of performance and the intention of a range of choreographers, practitioners and theatre companies or playwrights in their creation of performance work.

Alongside your students, you will explore a practical understanding of performance skills including techniques such as characterisation and physical / vocal expression. Your students will also develop basic devising and staging techniques to create their own work such as still images, thought tracks, narration, blocking, split staging and movement devices.

You will deliver lessons that allow students to discover their own creative intentions and develop their personal performance skills in expressing their thoughts and ideas through the medium of drama.

Your classroom will be brimming with practical opportunities and performances, enabling students to share their ideas with others, develop their confidence and strengthen their understanding of the audience experience.

On completion of this programme, you will be awarded a PGCE with QTS and 60 Masters credits in Education from Sheffield Hallam University.

You’ll be delighted to know that we have a strong partnership with Sheffield Hallam University, who are a national centre of education and are recognised for their excellence and innovation in teaching and learning. This partnership creates a collaborative model of training.

Click here to read about one of our Drama trainees

School placements

During the programme, you will complete two placements in our alliance schools and academies. The location of these placements is decided by the Teach North team who will consider your home location, mode of transport and the capacity of the school or academy.

Click here to discover our placement schools

You will be assigned a trained mentor to support and celebrate your progress as you enter the teaching profession.

Click here to meet our mentors

Locations

You can select one of the following locations when you apply.

List of locations and vacancies
Location Vacancies
Outwood Academy Danum
Armthorpe Road, Doncaster, DN2 5QD
Yes
Outwood Academy Hemsworth
Wakefield Road, Hemsworth, Pontefract, WF9 4AB
Yes
Outwood Academy Newbold
Highfield Lane, Chesterfield, S41 8BA
Yes
Outwood Academy Portland
Netherton Road, Worksop, S80 2SF
Yes
Outwood Academy Shafton
Engine Lane, Shafton, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S72 8RE
Yes
Outwood Academy Valley
Valley Road, Worksop, S81 7EN
Yes
Outwood Grange Academy
Potovens Lane, Outwood, Wakefield, WF1 2PF
Yes

Entry requirements

Qualifications needed

An undergraduate degree at class 2:2 or above, or equivalent.

Grade 4 (C) or above in English and maths, or equivalent qualification.

We’ll consider candidates with pending GCSEs.

We’ll consider candidates who need to take a GCSE equivalency test in English or maths.

Personal qualities

Teach North is seeking applicants with the following qualities:

  • A genuine desire to put children first and a commitment to improving the life chances of young people
  • An ability to engage with students in a personable and professional manner
  • Resilience, flexibility and a passion to succeed in the teaching profession

Other requirements

Successful candidates must obtain clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) regarding suitability to work with children. Admission is also dependent on a satisfactory medical examination.

Fees and financial support

The course fees for UK students in 2022 to 2023 are £9,250.

About the training provider

Teach North offers a School Direct programme that strives to develop, support and celebrate excellent trainee teachers who are well-prepared for the profession.

We are an integral part of a high-performing multi-academy trust, Outwood Grange Academies Trust. We embrace the opportunity to ensure that all children, irrespective of their starting point, receive an excellent education.

We relish the opportunity to be part of the much needed regeneration of the areas we work in. We are serious about the part we have to play in regenerating the areas we serve by placing an outstanding school at the heart of the community.

To do this, we ensure that:

  • students are always at the forefront of what we do, so we can help them to reach their potential
  • that all our staff strive to be experts in our respective fields
  • together, as a trust, we are obsessive about attaining the highest standards, thereby enhancing children’s life-chances.

Quite simply, we want to be known for placing:

Students first; raising standards and transforming lives.

Interview process

If you meet our entry requirements, you will be invited to a remote interview to complete our selection process.

Click here to explore our remote interview process

International students

We cannot sponsor visas. You’ll need to get the right visa or status to study in the UK.

You do not need a visa if you already have settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, or if you’re an Irish citizen.

Candidates with qualifications from non-UK institutions may need to provide evidence of comparability by applying for a UK ENIC statement.

Training with disabilities and other needs

We offer disabled access across our family of schools and invite all applicants to discuss their individual needs with us so that we can place you in the most appropriate schools and academies for your training year.

Contact this training provider

Email
teachnorth@oie.outwood.com
Telephone
01302 720787
Website
https://teachnorth.com/
Address
Outwood Conference Centre - Yorkshire & Humber
Tenter Balk Lane
Doncaster
South Yorkshire
DN6 7RQ

Support and advice

For support and advice, you can speak to a Get Into Teaching adviser for free. They’re all experienced teachers who can help you to prepare your application, book school experience, and access exclusive teaching events.

You can also call Get Into Teaching free of charge on 0800 389 2500, or speak to an adviser using their online chat service Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm (except public holidays).

Find out about the different ways to train if you do not have a degree, or are already an experienced teacher.

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