Our training is based at our premises in Buckingham.
Our trainees attend bespoke training every Wednesday. During the rest of the week the trainees are based at their placement school.
We have over 60 partnership schools within our Partnership in Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Northamptonshire. We work with a variety of Independent, Grammar, Comprehensive and special needs schools.
We work closely with 60 partnership schools within the Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire area.
Our trainees are based at their main placement school from September - June. They do a second placement from January - February half term at a contrasting school. Both placements are arranged by the partnership in collaboration with the Trainees
We attempt to ensure that we match a trainee to a school within 45min of their home address.
An undergraduate degree, or equivalent.
Your degree subject should be in History 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’ll consider candidates who need to take a GCSE equivalency test in English or maths.
Trainees will be paid from a minimum of point 1 on the unqualified teacher pay scale for the duration of the course.
Fees and financial support
About the training provider
Trainees are based in school from day one, learning alongside their Mentor in the classroom. Professional Studies training takes place weekly throughout the year at our dedicated SCITT training centre in the heart of the Royal Latin School.
Sessions are delivered by an expert range of speakers every Wednesday and Thursday in the first half term, followed by every Wednesday for the remainder of the course.
Sessions include: Behaviour management, lesson planning, safeguarding, time management and legal obligations of the teacher. We also offer bespoke SEN training, planned in collaboration with National and Local experts.
Trainees have daily support from their Mentor, in addition, the Professional Tutor in school oversees their training needs and wider pastoral support. Every trainee is allocated a Quality Assurance Tutor who will visit them termly to monitor progress and ensure support is consistent and of the highest quality.
On receipt and review of applications, we contact the applicant within two working days and offer an interview within 1 week.
Further information on interviews is sent to the applicants on offer of interview.
Interviewees are required to complete a short unplanned task, prepare a lesson plan and attend a formal interview.
You’ll need the right to work in the UK. You already have this if, for example, you:
Units A and B - Bourton Business Park Bourton Road Buckingham Buckinghamshire MK18 7DS
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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if you do not have a degree, or are already an experienced teacher.