Telford Partnership Chemistry (36HW)

PGCE with QTS full time

Accredited body
University of Wolverhampton
Financial support
Scholarships or bursaries, as well as student finance, are available 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
11 to 16
Course length
1 year
Date you can apply from
12 October 2021
Date course starts
September 2022
Website
http://www.grangeparkprimaryschool.co.uk/web

Contents

About the course

  • Learning about the basic principles of chemistry through a mix of theoretical and practical studies.
  • Develop an understanding of the scientific skills essential for further study at A level and learn how science is studied and practised.
  • Become aware that the results of scientific research can have both good and bad effects on the environment.
  • Covering a broad variety of topics designed to improve chemical knowledge and skills.
  • Topics covered include moles and molar mass, empirical formula, titrations, strong and weak acids and ionic equations and precipitation.
  • Topics include electrolysis, energy transfers - fuel cells, redox reactions, alcohols, depletion of the ozone layer, hardness of water, natural fats and oils and detergents

School placements

Students undertake their placement at one school, there are opportunities to visit other schools and also there is a week in a Primary school .

Age range - 11- 16 years.

The Telford partnership schools are in the Telford area.

Locations

You can select one of the following locations when you apply.

List of locations and vacancies
Location Vacancies
Telford Langley School
Duce Drive, Dawley, Telford, Shropshire, TF4 3JS
Yes
Telford Park School
Grange Avenue, Stirchley, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 1FA
Yes
The Telford Priory School
New Road, Wrockwardine WOod, Telford, SHropshire, TF2 7AB
Yes

Entry requirements

Qualifications needed

An undergraduate degree at class 2:1 or above, or equivalent.

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.

Personal qualities

The Telford Partnership encourages applicants who are passionate about teaching. We are looking to recruit people who we believe can make a real difference to children’s learning. We are looking for candidates that will fit naturally into our schools.

Other requirements

Original copies of Educational qualifications. Enhanced DBS Health declaration

Fees and financial support

The course fees for 2022 to 2023 are as follows:
Student type Fees to pay
UK students £9,250
International students £12,000

About the training provider

The Telford Partnership offers an outstanding academic and ‘hands on’ school based experience in a variety of settings working in teams that are friendly and supportive. We are a partnership of 5 Primary and 3 Secondary schools all in Telford and we work very closely together As part of School Direct we give an innovative opportunity to access high quality school based initial teacher training with an outstanding ITT partner— University of Wolverhampton We warmly welcome you to our bespoke School Direct PGCE programme for 2018/19. We are looking forward to working together to develop you into a passionate teacher. The Telford Partnership offers trainee teachers the opportunity to work and learn in range of schools

“We are looking to recruit people who we believe can make a real difference to children’s learning. We are looking for candidates that will fit naturally into our schools—that share the same ethos and values”

Interview process

There is an interview at the school as well as a short teaching activity for which you will have planning time. You will teach a group of students and be observed. There will also be a subject interview and a written task.

Tutors from Wolverhampton University will also be part of the interview process.

Visits prior to interview are encouraged please contact the school directly to arrange this.

International students

We cannot sponsor visas. You’ll need to get the right visa or status to study in the UK.

You do not need a visa if you already have settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme, or if you’re an Irish citizen.

Candidates with qualifications from non-UK institutions may need to provide evidence of comparability by applying for a UK ENIC statement.

Training with disabilities and other needs

As a Partnership we are committed to inclusion for all and have experienced staff who ensure all needs can be supported. All schools in the Partnership have policies and procedures in place to support trainees with all disabilities or needs and all environments are accessible for all. We do regular and specific risk assessments when needed and seek advice if needed as well.

We have worked previously with a student on work experience who had cerebral Palsy she used the lift in school, we provided her with space in the classrooms where she was comfortable to work and ensured where support was needed it was available. Her placement was very successful.

Contact this training provider

Email
nicky.brown@taw.org.uk
Telephone
01952387490
Website
http://www.grangeparkprimaryschool.co.uk/web
Address
Grange Park Primary School
Grange Avenue
Telford
Shropshire
TF3 1ET

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).

Find out about the different ways to train if you do not have a degree, or are already an experienced teacher.

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