Trainees spend 4 days a week in school and 1 day a week at University.
Trainees will be based at their Host School for most of the year, undertaking a second 6 week placement, usually in the Spring Term. Teaching is likely to encompass all age ranges from 11-18.
An undergraduate degree at class 2:2 or above, or equivalent.
Your degree subject should be in Design and Technology or a similar subject. Otherwise you’ll need to prove your subject knowledge in some other way.
Grade 4 (C) or above in English and maths, or equivalent qualification.
We’ll consider candidates with pending GCSEs.
We will not consider candidates who need to take a GCSE equivalency test.
Unqualified teacher scale.
Fees and financial support
About the training provider
Hitchin Boys’ School is the Lead School for the North Herts Consortium of Schools for School Direct, comprising Hitchin Boys’ School, Hitchin Girls’ School and The Priory School in Hitchin, Fearnhill School and The Highfield School in Letchworth and Knights Templar School in Baldock. Vacancies advertised by Hitchin Boys’ School may be for placements at any of the schools in our consortium as links between the schools are very strong.
We are committed to recruiting applicants regardless of sex, race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation or disability.
You’ll need the right to work in the UK. You already have this if, for example, you:
guidance on the UK equivalents of your qualifications
a free statement of comparability once you’ve submitted your application (if we ask you for this)
Training with disabilities and other needs
We are committed to making all possible reasonable adjustments in order to offer training placements to trainees with disabilities. Please contact individual schools within the consortium for details of specific support which could be offered.
Hitchin Boys' School Grammar School Walk Hitchin Herts SG5 1JB
Support and advice
For support and advice, you can speak to a teacher training 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
Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.30pm (except public holidays).
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