East Herts Partnership
QTS full time with salary
- Accredited body
- University of Hertfordshire
- Financial support
QTS (qualified teacher status) allows you to teach in state schools in England.
It may also allow you to teach in the EU, the EEA and Switzerland. You should check with the institution you’d like to teach in for confirmation. The status of QTS in these countries may change after the UK leaves the EU. Please check GOV.UK for updates.
To teach in the rest of the UK or internationally, you may wish to consider a ‘PGCE (or PGDE) with QTS’ qualification instead.
- Course length
- 1 year
- Date you can apply from
- 8 October 2019
- Date course starts
- September 2020
About the course
- Trainees can choose between KS1 and KS2
- Trainees will spend four days in their placement school and one day at the University of Hertfordshire
- Trainees will be assigned a subject mentor and professional mentor with the school
- Formal weekly observations will take place by the subject mentor and/or other staff
- Termly formal assessments will take place, set by the University
- Trainees will complete a 6 week second placement at a contrasting school
- 30 minute taught lesson
- Panel interview
- Comprehension task
How school placements work
- Applicants will need to state a preferred school within the East Herts Partnership and will be interviewed here
- If successful this will be the school they complete a majority of their training in
- Trainees will be paid on point 1 of the unqualified teachers' pay scales
- University fees and follow on costs are paid by the schools
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.
Honours degree (2.2 or higher), awarded by a UK university or an overseas award recognised as equivalent by NARIC
Maths, English Language and Science GCSE Grade 4 or above (Grade C or above under the old structure)
Students from non-majority English speaking countries require proof of English language proficiency, equivalent to an overall IELTS Academic score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band
- For the School Direct salaried route you must have experience of teaching within a school setting, as you will be assigned your own classes from the start of the training year
About the training provider
Our schools are fantastic places to train, work and learn. They provide a unique school based learning opportunity in partnership with the University of Hertfordshire, which is our higher education partner. Our partnership’s vision is simple but powerful; we prepare our teachers and students to be respectful of others, to be confident in all that they do and to achieve their full potential.
Also, all partnership schools endeavour to create an environment in which staff, pupils and trainee teachers alike feel valued and supported. We have all worked with trainee teachers for many years and we fully recognise how much vibrancy, enthusiasm and drive they can offer our respective school communities.
Importantly, the partnership sees its staff as its most valuable resource and its schools have a proven track record in training and professional development. Our teachers are excellent practitioners with exemplary behaviour management skills and are eager to share their skills, knowledge and practice with the next generation of teachers.
Our Partnership Schools:
The partnership are all located in East Hertfordshire. Namely, Goffs Academy, Goffs-Churchgate Academy, Haileybury Turnford, Robert Barclay Academy (RBA), Goffs Oak Primary, Burleigh Primary and Hunsdon JMI Primary.
Where to Find Our Schools:
The schools in the partnership are strategically positioned a few miles from Junction 25 of the M25 and are all close to the A1. The nearest mainline railway stations are in Cheshunt and Broxbourne. Goffs Oak Primary is close to Cuffley station.
About the accredited body
The University of Hertfordshire is about 10 miles away from our partner schools, making travel there easy for our trainees. We have a long-standing relationship with the University and the visiting tutors.
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Burleigh Primary School
Blindmans Lane, Waltham Cross, EN89DP
Goffs Oak Primary
Millcrest Road, Goffs Oak, EN7 5NS
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