An undergraduate degree at class 2:2 or above, or equivalent.
A degree equivalent to UK first-class or second-class honours (2:2 or above) in a relevant subject is preferred. Other subjects may be considered if you have a relevant A Level (or equivalent qualification) and a willingness to engage in subject knowledge enhancement
Your degree subject should be in biology 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.
If you are applying and don’t have the GCSEs required for entry, one of Edge Hill University’s equivalency test programmes may be for you.
The equivalency tests offer you the opportunity to demonstrate that you satisfy our entry requirements for GCSE English Language and Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above.
Edge Hill offer tutor-led revision courses or standalone tests for applicants who feel they do not need tuition.
All tutor-led revision courses are delivered online, prior to sitting an exam on campus. You can choose to sit the standalone tests either on campus or at Holy Cross College & University Centre on selected dates throughout the year.
For more details visit Edge Hill’s website.
We are looking to recruit and develop trainees who will become outstanding teachers and are able to raise the expectations of all children and their families within these communities, thereby improving lifelong opportunities for them.
We are committed to spotting talent for future leadership roles and we promote succession planning to ensure progression opportunities. This starts during the recruitment process, continues throughout our School Direct Training Programme and on into employment.
If you accept a formal offer from Edge Hill University you will be required to meet the Department for Education’s standards for physical and mental fitness to teach and clearance to work with children.
Further information, including a Declaration of Health questionnaire and details of how to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure will be sent to you after you have firmly accepted an offer.