everyonelearning@LimeTree,Hawthorns,MossleyHollins Teaching Partnership
English (2SB4)

PGCE with QTS full time

Accredited body
University of Cumbria
Financial support
Student finance if you’re eligible

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.

Course length
1 year
Date you can apply from
13 October 2020
Date course starts
September 2021


About the course

The everyonelearning@ Lime Tree, Hawthorns,Mossley Hollins Teaching Partnership commitment to you. A comprehensive Secondary school-led training programme delivered by Mossley Hollins High School and outstanding practitioners and leaders from across Alliance Partner Schools. You will visit the University throughout the course of the programme. Further training is facilitated by experienced practitioners in our partner schools. https://everyonelearning.co.uk/teacher-training/why-teach/

What to expect:

  • 2 contrasting school placements
  • A University-led PGCE programme leading to the award of PGCE with QTS and 60 Masters Level credits on completion of 3 academic assignments that are related to educational practice.
  • Guided and tailored support from your dedicated school-based mentor, classroom teacher and professional programme lead in partnership with the University of Cumbria Programme Lead.
  • Opportunities to observe outstanding teaching in General Primary, SEND and Sixth Form settings
  • Opportunity to immerse yourself in the day to day life of a professional working school whilst retaining the role of trainee teacher.
  • A range of facilitators including Head Teachers, Senior Leaders and Specialist Leaders of Education
  • Opportunities to share professional practice through Quality First development days The expectation of employment. We aim to continue our excellent track record of 100% employment rate and guide and support all our trainees into teaching positions across our diverse range of Alliance Partner Schools.
  • For further information email:info@everyonelearning.co.uk
  • Tel: 01613701312 ext 7030 https://everyonelearning.co.uk/teacher-training/what-is-itt/ http://www.mossleyhollins.com/initial-teacher-training/198.html
  • Twitter: @every1learning

Interview process

When an application is received, it will be checked against initial criteria for qualifications and experience. Following this, the everyonelearning@ Lime Tree, Hawthorns, Mossley Hollins Teaching Partnership will read the application and assess the applicants commitment and motivation to teach, ability to reflect on practice and enthusiasm for the profession. Relevant and recent school experience will be considered and references referred to. Successful applicants will be invited to an interview day held at Mossley Hollins High School .This usually lasts 1/2 a day. Secondary applicants will be expected to:

  • lead a 20 minute subject lesson with a class of children followed by 2 minutes of questions
  • Complete a subject knowledge audit
  • Compile a written response to a think piece provided in advance of the interview day. This will be assessed for spelling, punctuation and grammar together with a general understanding of the think piece and an ability to reflect.
  • Participate in a formal 20 minute interview. This is conducted by experienced professionals from the everyonelearning@ Lime Tree, Hawthorns, Mossley Hollins Teaching Partnership. Upon successful completion of the interview process, School Direct Places are then offered in partnership with The University of Cumbria. All School Direct places will lead to qualified teacher status (QTS) and a postgraduate certificate in education (PGCE) validated by the University of Cumbria

How school placements work

Where possible, school placements are arranged to meet the needs of the trainee. We aim, where possible to ensure trainees are not travelling for more than 40 minutes at the start and end of the day. Consideration is also given to those trainees who don’t drive. Trainees will complete 2 contrasting placements during their training year. September- December and January- July. The programme is designed in such a way that trainees have numerous opportunities to visit other schools/settings throughout the course of the programme.


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

Financial support

You may also be eligible for a loan while you study – note that you’ll have to apply for undergraduate student finance.

Find out about financial support if you’re from outside the UK.

Financial support from the training provider

For further information regarding finance for the School Led tuition fee route into teaching please visit the following links.






  • A UK Bachelor degree qualification or a recognised equivalent qualification.
  • GCSE grades A-C in English Language, Mathematics and Science (or equivalent).
  • International qualifications Applicants with international qualifications must provide a Statement of Comparability obtained from the National Academic Recognition Information Centre (NARIC), at https://www.naric.org.uk/naric

Personal qualities

The everyonelearning@ Lime Tree Hawthorns, Mossley Hollins Teaching Partnership is keen to meet with candidates who have the qualities required for a career in teaching and who are determined to make a difference to the lives of children and young people. Are you:

  • Friendly
  • Enthusiastic
  • Hard Working
  • Passionate
  • Resilient

If so, we would really like to hear from you to understand your commitment to making a difference as a teacher.

Other requirements

Any recent work experience within a school setting would be helpful.

About the training provider

The everyonelearning@ Lime Tree, Hawthorns, Mossley Hollins Teaching Partnership believe passionately in developing teachers that will help to create:

  • Skilled knowledgeable, independent and resilient Learners
  • Creative, imaginative, structured and adaptable Thinkers
  • World aware, community spirited, caring and healthy Individuals Learn with and from a team of dedicated professionals who believe passionately in the importance of Quality First Teaching. The everyonelearning@ Lime Tree,Hawthorns,Mossley Hollins Teaching Partnership have combined their expertise to deliver an innovative and exciting School Direct programme for 2021/22 that combines the best of University and School-led Initial training to offer a breadth of experience that will best prepare you for your teaching career. The diversity of the partnership will offer you a range of experiences giving you the opportunity to learn, grow and excel as a teacher within our partnership.
  • General Primary https://everyonelearning.co.uk/teacher-training/what-is-itt/
  • General Primary with Inclusion /SEND https://everyonelearning.co.uk/teacher-training/what-is-itt/
  • Secondary

LimeTree Primary Academy{Trafford}Hawthorns School and Mossley Hollins High School {Tameside} are OFSTED OUTSTANDING, nationally designated Teaching Schools If you feel that you would like to experience an OUTSTANDING, bespoke, unique, diverse and interactive approach towards becoming a teacher then the School Direct Programme in partnership with the everyonelearning@ Lime Tree,Hawthorns,Mossley Hollins Teaching Partnership is your first choice. Please visit our website https://everyonelearning.co.uk/teacher-training/what-is-itt/ email: info@everyonelearning.co.uk Call 01613701312 ext 7030 for further information.

Training with disabilities and other needs

The everyonelearning@ Lime Tree ,Hawthorns, Mossley Hollins Teaching Partnership welcomes all applications . It works in partnership with the University of Cumbria to meets the needs and requirements of all candidates.

Contact details

Sunnyside Moss Campus
Lumb Lane
M34 5SF


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Mossley Hollins High School
Huddersfield Road, Mossley, Ashton Under Lyne, Tameside, OL5 9DP
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