This will be a tuition course running between the host school and University of Sussex.
There are two school placements. The main one at the host school until February half term, then the second school placement is 6 weeks at a partner school.
You can select one of the following locations when you apply.
List of locations and vacancies
The Ashcombe School
The Ashcombe School, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 1LY
An undergraduate degree at class 2:2 or above, or equivalent.
Your degree subject should be in English 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 will not consider candidates with pending GCSEs.
We will not consider candidates who need to take a GCSE equivalency test.
using the unqualified teachers’ pay scales
Fees and financial support
About the training provider
The Surrey Downs Partnership is a group of 6 schools/colleges in South East Surrey working in collaboration with the Universities of Sussex and Brighton to provide high-quality teacher Initial Teacher Training. We provide excellent opportunities, offering placements in a range of subjects and across a number of phases in education; from primary right through to sixth form and post 16 education.
We have a very successful and long-standing tradition of working with these schools and universities and have been fortunate enough to offer permanent employment to many of our school direct trainees over some 8 years.
The model for training that we follow will primarily focus on training in the classroom, supplemented by regular focused training days delivered by outstanding practitioners. We believe it is important to be in an innovative environment where you are supported and challenged to reach your potential. We believe this will give a rich and varied experience to prepare you for a highly successful teaching career.
You’ll need the right to work in the UK. You already have this if, for example, you:
For support and advice, you can speak to a teacher training adviser
for free. They’re all experienced teachers who can help you to prepare your application, book school
experience, and access exclusive teaching events.
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Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.30pm (except public holidays).
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