We are looking for applicants who have a real passion for being in the classroom and who want to share their love of for Art and Design with our students.
You will be passionate about your subject, dedicated to developing your craft and have the children in East Lancashire at the centre of your decision making. We want teachers who are willing to go the extra mile to make a difference to our students lives.
You will also be required to meet the DFE’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.
Your offer is conditional on completing ALL conditions of entry.
This is an exciting course, you will spend time in two of our partner schools across East Lancashire. And will have the opportunity to spend 6 weeks at one of our European partner schools.
The course will provide you with critical understanding of education theory and practice relevant to Art and Design:
You will become a reflective practitioner
develop a deep understanding and application of subject knowledge and
understand how to assess this subject.
You will be assessed both in school through observations of your practice as a teacher and are assessed against our innovative curriculum.
The PGCE academic assignments support the professional development you are engaged in during the school based element of the training.
Comprising of essays; evaluations of school-based teaching and learning and presentations. They will support you to link your practical experience and reflections to educational theory to ensure your students outcomes are the best they can be.
In school, you will have a Subject Mentor and a Professional Mentor who will support you to make outstanding progress through timetabled coaching sessions. Your Lead Subject Coach will ensure your subject pedgagogy equips you for your future career.
Through our core professional programme you will be supported to develop your pedagogic understanding and your classroom practice.
Trainees are expected to take advantage of a variety of enrichment opportunities that will challenge and extend their skills and enhance employment potential. Such activities may include Duke Of Edinburgh, after school clubs, educational trips and visits and being part of the pastoral team.