Haberdashers’ Aske’s Federation
Design and technology (U851)
PGCE with QTS full time with salary
- Accredited body
- Tes Institute
- Financial support
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.
- Course length
- 1 year
- Date you can apply from
- 13 October 2020
- Date course starts
- September 2021
About the course
We’ll provide you with the highest-quality training and professional development through each stage of your career if you choose to stay with us. You will complete our flagship NQT programme in your second year. After this a whole host of professional development is available to you – including many bespoke programmes developed and delivered by outstanding teachers and leaders across ATLAS school
You will complete a 6 week placement in a second contrasting school during the Spring term.
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 presentation, panel interview, group task and a short teaching episode.
Your salary will be calculated using the unqualified teachers’ pay scales.
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.
To be eligible to apply, you will need:
- an undergraduate degree from a UK Higher Education institution or equivalent
- GCSE grades C/4 or equivalent in Maths and English
- three years’ transferable work experience
- permission to work in the UK
If you have an international qualification, please note that you must have it formally recognised by UK NARIC before submitting your application.
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.
Successful applicants are:
- resilient and reflective
- highly organised and driven
- adaptable and open to new opportunities
- motivated to further their own development
- able to demonstrate high levels of personal initiative
- secure in their subject knowledge
About the training provider
The Haberdashers’ Aske’s Federation is a family of five primary schools and four secondary schools, all of which are located in the heart of their communities across the London boroughs of Southwark, Lewisham and Bexley.
We have been educating young people in South London since 1876 and have over 15 years’ experience of initial teacher training. Embedded in a rich culture of both tradition and innovation, we draw on our long history of educational excellence while embracing new, forward-thinking ideas.
Our vision for education is built on aspiration and achievement, which is why we provide our staff with the highest levels of support. We have a unique and engaging professional development offer that provides opportunities for collaboration and access to networks for every teacher, no matter their career stage. 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.
Haberdashers’ Aske’s Federation is an inclusive employer that strongly values diversity. We welcome applications from members of black and minority ethnic communities, as we are keen to ensure that the teaching workforce is more representative of London’s diverse population.
Training with disabilities and other needs
We want to make sure that our training programme is open to everybody. If you have a disability, we will make adjustments wherever reasonably possible in order to enable you to perform to the best of your ability throughout our recruitment process.
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.
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