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North Manchester ITT Partnership Drama (2SRT)

QTS full time with salary

Financial support

Qualified teacher status (QTS) allows you to teach in state schools in England and may also allow you to teach in other parts of the UK.

It may also allow you to teach in the EU and EEA, though this could change after 2020.

If you’re planning to teach overseas, you should always check what qualifications are needed in the country you’d like to teach in.

Age range
11 to 16
Course length
1 year
Date you can apply from
13 October 2020
Date course starts
September 2021


About the course

North Manchester ITT Partnership works mainly in 2 Greater Manchester Secondary Schools. Training in Drama will provide you with an outstanding teaching and learning experience in KS3 and KS4 across the ability and 11- 16 age range. You will have also experience in KS2, Post 16 and Special Education (if it safe to do so)

You will have teaching experience in your subject specialism in 2 complementary placements, demonstrating how your curriculum and assessment processes work (if it safe to do so)

This course is designed for candidates that are already employed in a school setting and have the support of this school for the training year.

Trainees on the salaried route will be expected to start on a 50% timetable and therefore experience of planning, teaching and assessing is vital and a course requirement.

School placements

You will have experience in 2 complementary placements.

If it safe to do so you will complete 2 main teaching placements during the year. You will be based in one school for the majority of they year, with a second school experience taking place usually in term 2 and lasting for approx. 6 weeks.

Trainees are based in a school Monday - Thursday from the start of the academic year. Every Friday trainees will return to the SCITT training rooms for professional study sessions. These sessions are planned to develop subject knowledge and pedagogy. Salaried trainees will also have the option to complete a PGCert(SCITT) with Manchester Metropolitan University. Two assignments will be completed during they year giving the trainee 60 credits at Masters level. This will be funded by the trainee or the trainees school.

Overall we give you 135 days in school.

Entry requirements

Qualifications needed

English Language, Mathematics & Science GCSE level 4/grade C equivalent or above.

First degree - Bachelors with honors 2:2 or higher (we would consider a 3rd in some cases) in a related subject to the one being applied for

Personal qualities

For a salaried place, you will need to have worked for at least 3 years - so that you have the relevant experience. You will also need to be financially supported by your school as they will need to agree to employ you through your training year.


For a salaried place, you will be already working in a school who is willing to employ you through your training year.

Your salary will be comensurate with an unqualified teacher’s salary. This will be in agreement with your own school.

Fees and financial support

About the training provider

North Manchester ITT Partnership has been training teachers since 2014. We have achieved “Good” at Ofsted across all areas in December 2017 who commented particularly on our personalised provision and “wrap around care”.

North Manchester ITT Partnership achieved 100% retention in 2019-20 and most of its trainees are now teaching in the Manchester area.

North Manchester ITT Partnership works with two main Greater Manchester High Schools and at present eight Primary Schools.

If safe to do so we will offer the following:

  • post- 16 enhancement
  • alternative provision enhancement
  • SEND enhancement
  • continued subject knowledge enhancement
  • continued Newly Qualified Teacher support and training

Interview process

Your salaried interview process will consist of the following:

  • general information discussion about the course
  • information about the North Manchester ITT Partnership
  • 30 minute teaching task
  • formal interview
  • presentation - What makes a great teacher
  • scenarios questions

Your interview will be held at your school.

We aim to make a decision within 24 hours of your interview

Training with disabilities and other needs

Please contact us if you have any queries.

Contact this training provider

0161 202 0161
Silchester Drive
Greater Manchester
M40 8NT

Support and advice

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Courses are currently closed but you can still start or continue an application anyway.

You'll be able to:

  • find courses starting in the 2022 to 2023 academic year from 9am on 5 October 2021
  • submit your application from 9am on 12 October 2021