Merseyside SEN Teaching School Alliance Primary (SEND) (2V7W)

PGCE with QTS full time

Accredited body
Liverpool Hope University
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://www.mstsa.org.uk

Contents

About the course

MSTSA is a unique Alliance of 4 ‘Outstanding’ special schools. With MSTSA you would have the opportunity to develop your SEND skills alongside outstanding practitioners.

You will have access to a range of settings, in both mainstream and special schools.

Training with us includes opportunities to develop skills, knowledge and understanding of SEND that would enable you to effectively support pupils with a range of additional needs. We offer dedicated enhancement training days over the period of the course which include:

  • Safeguarding
  • Assessments & Planning
  • Communication Strategies
  • Introduction to working with Pupils with ASD
  • Teaching Pupils with Sensory Impairments
  • Introduction to working with pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Positive Handling Team Teach
  • The Effective use of Assessment for Learning Strategies in Primary Schools
  • EYFS
  • Effective Deployment of Teaching Assistants
  • Engaging with other agencies
  • Effective time management and effective job applications

For further information please visit our website: ( http://www.mstsa.org.uk/)

School placements

Students will be required to complete 2 placements;

  • Placement 1 - Special Educational setting
  • Placement 2 - Mainstream setting

Entry requirements

Qualifications needed

GCSE - Maths, English and Science - Grade A-C 2:1 Degree

Fees and financial support

The course fees for UK students in 2021 to 2022 are £9,250.

About the training provider

MSTSA is a unique Alliance of 4 ‘Outstanding’ special schools. With MSTSA you would have the opportunity to develop your SEND skills alongside outstanding practitioners.

You will have access to a range of settings, in both mainstream and special schools.

Training with us includes opportunities to develop skills, knowledge and understanding of SEND that would enable you to effectively support pupils with a range of additional needs. We offer dedicated enhancement training days over the period of the course which include:

  • Safeguarding
  • Assessments & Planning
  • Communication Strategies
  • Introduction to working with Pupils with ASD
  • Teaching Pupils with Sensory Impairments
  • Introduction to working with pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Positive Handling Team Teach
  • The Effective use of Assessment for Learning Strategies in Primary Schools
  • EYFS
  • Effective Deployment of Teaching Assistants
  • Engaging with other agencies
  • Effective time management and effective job applications

For further information please visit our website: ( http://www.mstsa.org.uk/)

About the accredited body

Merseyside SEN Teaching School works alongside Liverpool Hope University.

Training with disabilities and other needs

Successful applicants will discuss individual requirements with Mentors any additional support required i.e: placements would be chosen with accessibility in mind.

Placements and Academic work will be discussed on individual basis.

Contact this training provider

Email
lynn.irwin@millsteadschool.co.uk
Telephone
01512074656
Website
http://www.mstsa.org.uk
Address
C/O Millstead School
Iliad Street
Liverpool
Merseyside
L5 3LU

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).

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