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Bromley Schools’ Collegiate Eliot Bank Gordonbrock Primary (38LT)

PGCE with QTS full time

Accredited body
Bromley Schools Collegiate
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
5 to 11
Course length
1 year
Date you can apply from
13 October 2020
Date course starts
September 2021
Website
http://bscteach.co.uk

Contents

About the course

Trainees on the school direct programme will be considered by Eliot Bank Gordonbrock Federation, Lewisham, London Campus code B

Trainees spend Monday to Thursday in their placement school with training taking place each Friday, usually at the Bromley Schools’ Collegiate training suite. This is based at Chislehurst School for Girls, Beaverwood Road, Chislehurst BR7 6HE.

Our facilitators are experienced practitioners, many are senior leaders in our schools.

School placements

A great deal of consideration is given to placements. To meet the ITT criteria trainees must have experience of whole class teaching in 2 school settings. BSC will make these arrangements for you. This will take place in Spring term 1 (January and February ). The Training course runs from September to July.

Locations

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

List of locations and vacancies
Location Vacancies
Eliot Bank and Gordonbrock
Eliot Bank Primary, Thorpewood Avenue, Sydenham, London, SE26 4BU
No
Main Site
Warren Road, Orpington, BR6 6JF
No

Entry requirements

Qualifications needed

Candidates must have a good Degree with a minimum of 2:2 classification (or equivalent) in the subject you wish to teach.

  • Maths, English, Science at GCSE C /L4

We do not expect candidates to have experience working in schools / classroom.

Personal qualities

We are looking for candidates who have a genuine passion for teaching.

Fees and financial support

The course fees for UK students in 2021 to 2022 are £9,000.

Tuition fee may be paid through personal finance or student finance company.

About the training provider

Bromley Schools’ Collegiate is a well established provider of initial teacher training with over 25 years experience. During this time we have trained over 1400 teachers. 100% of our trainees say they feel prepared for their NQT year. What our last cohort of trainees say about us:

  • I know my confidence stems from the opportunities that have been provided by Bromley Schools’ Collegiate
  • Support was consistent throughout and I have really benefited from learning as you go approach
  • I feel very luck to have had 2 amazing placements with very, very supportive departments who would do anything they could to help
  • I think the course is fantastic. There is a great emphasis on independence and freedom

About the accredited body

At Bromley Schools’ Collegiate you will be supported continually during the course.

Interview process

Successful applications will be invited for interview. We try to give as much notice as possible, however this may be within a week of receiving your application. The interview will be to assess your suitability for teaching and National Curriculum knowledge for primary As part of the selection process, we require you to

  • prepare a short 4 minute presentation to be delivered to a small panel of teachers. Which should be delivered orally without powerpoint or any other electronic aid.
  • have a formal interview with senior management / headteacher.
  • Read a book suitable to a class of children - year group will be given in advance. This will be observed and fed back to the interview panel
  • Complete to an acceptable standard a year 6 grammar test and a year 6 maths test

Training with disabilities and other needs

Bromley Schools’ Collegiate is an all inclusive provider.

Contact this training provider

Email
administrator@gradteach.co.uk
Telephone
02083006566
Website
http://bscteach.co.uk
Address
Bromley Schools' Collegiate
Beaverwood Road
Chislehurst
Kent
BR7 6HE

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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