Rise Park Infant School Primary (R531)

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

Accredited body
Forest Independent Primary Collegiate SCITT
Financial support
Salary
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 overseas, though you should always check what qualifications are needed in the country you’d like to teach in.

Age range
5 to 11
Course length
1 year
Date you can apply from
11 October 2022
Date course starts
September 2023
Website
https://www.riseparkinfants.co.uk/
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Contents

Course summary

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 Havering 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 applications and place trainees in the partnership schools. These are excellent mainstream schools that are committed to supporting the process of the training.

School placements

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 teaching through current research. Centre-based training is every Friday. The programme 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.

Locations

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

List of locations and vacancies
Location Vacancies
Brady Primary School
Wennington Road, Rainham, Essex, RM13 9XA
No
Clockhouse Primary
Clockhouse Lane, Collier Row, Romford, Essex, RM5 3QR
No
Crownfield Infant School
White Hart Lane, Collier Row, Romford, Essex, RM7 8JB
No
Rise Park Junior School
Annan Way, Rise Park, Romford, Essex, RM1 4UD
No
Rise Park Primary Academies, Success For All Educational Trust
Annan Way, Romford, Essex, RM1 4UD
No
Suttons Primary School
Sutton Lane, Hornchurch, Essex, RM12 6RP
No

Entry requirements

Qualifications needed

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

Grade 4 (C) or above in English, maths and science, or equivalent qualification.

We will not consider candidates with pending GCSEs.

We’ll consider candidates who need to take a GCSE equivalency test in English, maths or science.

Personal qualities

We are looking for candidates who have a true vocation to be a teacher, who naturally enjoy working with children, are fascinated by how children learn and have the resilience and determination to deal with the challenges the job brings whilst appreciating the inspiring reward that making a difference to a child’s life can bring.

Other requirements

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

Salary

Trainees will be employed as unqualified teachers. Trainees will be paid on point one of the unqualified teachers’ pay scale. The course fees are paid by the employing school.

Fees and financial support

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.

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.

International candidates

You’ll need the right to work in the UK. You already have this if, for example, you:

  • are an Irish citizen
  • have settled or pre-settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme (you may still be able to apply)
  • have indefinite leave to remain in the UK

If you do not already have the right to work in the UK, you may need to apply for a visa. The main visa for salaried courses is the Skilled Worker visa.

To apply for a Skilled Worker visa you need to be sponsored by your employer.

Sponsorship is not available for this course.

If you need a visa, filter your course search to find courses with visa sponsorship.

Alternatively, check if you’re eligible for a different type of visa, such as a Graduate or Family visa, that allows you to train to be a teacher without being sponsored.

Find out more about training to teach in England.

International qualifications

If your qualifications come from a non-UK institution, we may want to see a ‘statement of comparability’ from UK ENIC. This will show us how they compare to UK qualifications.

You can call Get Into Teaching on 0800 389 2500 for:

  • guidance on the UK equivalents of your qualifications
  • a free statement of comparability once you’ve submitted your application (if we ask you for this)

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 this training provider

Email
office@fipc.ac.uk
Telephone
01708 749 135
Website
https://www.riseparkinfants.co.uk/
Address
Annan Way
Rise Park
Romford
Essex
RM1 4UD

Support and advice

You can speak to a teacher training adviser for free, dedicated advice. They are all experienced teachers who can give you one-to-one support with your application. They can also help you get school experience, and find events where you can speak to training providers and teachers.

Call Get Into Teaching free of charge on 0800 389 2500, or chat online Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.30pm (except public holidays).

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