Eastbourne Area School Direct Alliance
PGCE with QTS full time teaching apprenticeship
- Accredited body
- University of Brighton
- Financial support
- Student finance if you’re eligible
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
- June 2020
About the course
This Post Graduate Teacher Apprenticeship course is run at Heron Park Primary Academy and trains candidates in KS1.
Candidates will be in school Monday to Thursday and Friday at Brighton University.
Candidates will be regularly watched by their mentor to ensure that they are succeeding on the course.
Candidates will be required to teach a small group of students for approximately 20 minutes, to judge their aptitude to teach. This will be followed by a formal interview.
How school placements work
The age range of students is 5 to 7 years
The candidate will have a total of one placement
Point 1 of the unqualified teacher scale (currently £17682)
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.
Candidates must have 5 or more GCSEs in Grades A* to C (or equivalent), including Mathematics, Science and English, and preferably a higher level honours degree.
We are looking for an enthusiastic person with a passion for working with young children. Candidates need to be well organised and willing to get fully involved in the life of the school as a whole. They need to be creative and innovative and interested in all aspects of teaching.
Satisfactorily pass DBS and Health checks
About the training provider
Eastbourne Area School Direct Alliance recruits ITT students for most of the schools in Eastbourne and the surrounding areas. We offer Primary places for Key Stage 1 and 2. We also offer Secondary places for most subjects in a variety of high achieving schools. As part of your training you will get experience of KS3, 4 and 5. In addition we represent Special Needs schools who require Primary and Secondary teachers. All the schools in the consortium are experienced at training teachers and we have been very successful in aiding our School Direct candidates to obtain jobs when they have completed their training.
Training with disabilities and other needs
All of our sites meet the requirements for disabled access and we would work with any candidate to ensure they can succeed in their training without any impediment.
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