Haberdashers’ Aske’s Hatcham College
Primary (P857)

QTS full time with salary

Accredited body
Tes Institute
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.

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

If you’re planning to teach overseas, you should always check what qualifications are needed in the country you’d like to teach in.

Course length
1 year
Date you can apply from
8 October 2019
Date course starts
September 2020


About the course

This one-year programme will see you placed in two of our diverse schools as a member of the teaching staff. The majority of your time will be spent on a blended training programme. You will benefit from bespoke one to one support from a member of the Atlas team and subject mentoring. You will get to know your fellow trainees in school via the group coaching and CPD workshops.

Interview process

This will determine your suitability to train to teach and assess your literacy and numeracy skills and subject knowledge.

The assessment process will include a short presentation, panel interview, group task and a short teaching episode.

How school placements work

You will complete two placements in contrasting schools, September – December and then January – July.


using the unqualified teachers’ pay scale

Financial support

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.



Primary and Secondary teaching To be eligible to apply, you will need a degree (with Honours) from a UK Higher Education institution, or an equivalent qualification in any subject. You will also have solid A levels and GCSEs including C or above in GCSE maths, English and a science.

Degree class A 2:1 or above is preferable. However, we will be happy to consider your application if you have a 2:2 and can demonstrate strong academics in other areas i.e. A-levels and GCSEs and a real aptitude for teaching.

Personal qualities

We are looking for applicants with a genuine passion for teaching and a commitment to working as part of a school community to make a difference to the lives of children in South East London. You will be resilient and reflective. You will be organised, flexible and will embrace opportunities to further your own development. You will demonstrate high levels of personal initiative and drive and secure subject knowledge.

Other requirements

None applicable

About the training provider

Atlas Teaching School is the teacher training and development arm of the Haberdashers’ Aske’s Federation, a family of 5 primary and 4 secondary schools in Southwark, Lewisham and Bexley.

The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Federation has been educating young people in this part of London since 1876 and has over 15 years’ experience of initial teacher training . Whilst having strong traditions that are highly valued by our students and their families, the organisation is forward thinking and embraces innovation as seen by the unique professional development offer for our staff.

Each of our schools is at the heart of its community. Each member of our community, staff and students alike, also benefit from the Haberdashers’ Advantage. A unique set of benefits and opportunities that come from our sponsorship by the Haberdashers Company.

Atlas’ growing Teaching School Alliance brings additional opportunities for collaboration and access to networks to support every teacher, no matter their career stage.

About the accredited body

Tes Institute is a designated SCITT working in partnership with a number of schools in Essex, Greater London and Kent to deliver School Direct initial teacher training (ITT) through its Department for Education (DfE) accredited programme.

The aim of the School Direct programme is to provide high quality training in schools to prepare trainees for teaching in schools today.

Training with disabilities and other needs

All of our schools are fully inclusive- We want to make sure that our training programme is open to everybody, so if you do have a disability we will do everything we reasonably can to make reasonable adjustment to ensure you can. If you would like us to do so at the interview stage, please provide details on your application form. This will in no way affect your application.

Contact details

0207 652 9510
Haberdashers' Aske's Federation
Pepys Road
New Cross
SE14 5SF


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