De Bohun Primary School
Primary (A939)

QTS full time

Accredited body
Forest Independent Primary Collegiate SCITT
Financial support
Student finance if you’re eligible
Qualification
QTS

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.

Course length
1 year
Date you can apply from
13 October 2020
Date course starts
September 2021
Website
https://www.debohun.enfield.sch.uk

Contents

About the course

We believe that teaching is an exciting, challenging and rewarding profession. We pride ourselves on having a proven track record over the past 20 years in training excellent practitioners and supporting them in gaining positions within our partnership schools. Forest Independent Primary Collegiate, the accredited provider, has written this highly comprehensive and bespoke programme. It reflects the exceptional standards in Enfield schools and our understanding of what makes an excellent teacher. We are committed to offering high quality training for local candidates with the aim of securing the beginning of a successful career in teaching. We also aim to support trainees’ careers after completing the programme through excellent CPD opportunities on offer within our school partnership. This includes subject knowledge and leadership training, and opportunities to take part in research and to work collaboratively with colleagues in other schools. We scrutinize the School Direct applications and place trainees in the partnership schools. These are excellent mainstream schools that are committed to supporting the process of the training.

Interview process

The selection process consists of an interview in one of our partnership schools, which will be carried out by a member of staff from FIPC and/or a member of staff from the partnership school. Applicants will be invited to visit a suitable school for observation with children.

How school placements work

This one-year primary course is based in one school for the majority of the year with a contrast setting placement. Candidates learn the art of teaching in the classroom for four days each week, guided by their mentors. Each trainee is allocated a professional tutor who visits and supports the trainee on a regular basis. Host schools are able to offer insights into their successful practices and induct trainees in line with the best of current teaching. Part of the course is theory based and there will be formal subject knowledge training each Friday. School Direct requires a full-time commitment of 5 days per week from September to July and trainees are expected to participate fully in the everyday life of the schools in which they train.

Fees

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

The course has a fee of £9,250, you may be eligible for a student loan to cover this (repayments are taken from your salary directly through your PAYE once you are earning £25,000). The Student Loan Company also offer maintenance/support loans. [www.slc.co.uk]

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.

Requirements

Qualifications

To qualify for this school-led route the minimum requirement is English, mathematics and science GCSEs at grade 4 or above, and a good quality first degree.

Other requirements

A satisfactory criminal records check and medical assessment is required prior to the start of the programme.

About the training provider

We believe that teaching is an exciting, challenging and rewarding profession. We pride ourselves on having a proven track record over the past 20 years in training excellent practitioners and supporting them in gaining positions within our partnership schools. Forest Independent Primary Collegiate, the accredited provider, has written this highly comprehensive and bespoke programme. It reflects the exceptional standards in our partnership schools and our understanding of what makes an excellent teacher. We are committed to offering high quality training for local candidates with the aim of securing the beginning of a successful career in teaching.

About the accredited body

Established for over 20 years - training and qualifying literally thousands of new teachers. Led by Dr. Helen Tyler FCTT FRSA whose career has embraced class teacher, head teacher, BBC education correspondent, inspector, mentor, trainer, and now Director of the FIPC School Direct multi-course programme. An enviable reputation attracting and enjoying the long term loyalty of a high quality team of dedicated professional tutors - many having primary head teacher experience. Renowned for friendly, personal compassionate and patient support of trainees - breeding a ‘team spirit’ within our collegiate.

Training with disabilities and other needs

We welcome applications from candidates including those with special educational needs and disabilities.
We aim to meet the challenge of all declared disabilities and other needs placing candidates in our diverse range of school.

We are committed to supporting the full inclusion of individuals ensuring their needs are met.

Contact details

Email
office@fipc.ac.uk
Telephone
01279 421 333
Website
https://www.debohun.enfield.sch.uk
Address
Green Road
Southgate
London
N14 4AD

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Location Vacancies Code
De Bohun Primary School
Green Road, Southgate, London, N14 4AD
Yes Y

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