Scarborough Teaching Alliance Secondary
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PGCE with QTS full time

Accredited body
The University of Hull
Financial support
Student finance if you’re eligible
Qualification
PGCE with QTS

A postgraduate certificate in education (PGCE) with qualified teacher status (QTS) will allow you to teach in state schools in England and may 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.

Many PGCE courses include credits that count toward a Master’s degree.

Course length
1 year
Date you can apply from
13 October 2020
Date course starts
September 2021
Website
http://scarboroughteachingalliance.co.uk

Contents

About the course

The Postgraduate Certificate in Education with QTS is an initial qualification in education for those who intend to have a career in teaching. Its three main threads are to provide you with the information, knowledge and skills to enable you to embark on a teaching career and become an effective teacher help you develop a professional interest in educational issues as the basis for further thought or training. You will also receive 60 credits towards your Masters should you wish to pursue further academic research. You will follow a Model 3 programme, this means you will attend The University of Hull for 1 day per week up to October half term to look at Learning and Teaching. Your method / subject knowledge will be delivered by key teaching staff within the alliance. You will have two school placements your first placement will be in what we class as your host school. Your second placement will be March to May. You will then return to your host school for the remainder of the summer term.

Interview process

We will be holding interview days throughout the next academic year. (please ask us or check out our website for more details) You will be invited to interview in one of our host schools where you will be given a tour of the school and an introduction to the Scarborough Teaching Alliance. You will have a chance to ask questions and find out more about the alliance and your particular area of teaching. You will spend time in your subject department and you will be observed delivering a lesson (of which you will have prepared prior to interview) Following in the observation you will be interviewed by lead staff from the alliance and a member of staff from the University of Hull. You will be informed of the decision within 48 hours of your interview

How school placements work

You will be placed in your ‘host school’ in the Autumn Term. You a sixth form placement in January and a diversity (alternative school placement March - May. You will then spend the remainder of your placement back in your ‘host’ school. Your placements will be interspersed with blocks of study at the university on Campus & school delivered elements.

Fees

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

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.

Financial support from the training provider

You may be eligible for a loan while you study. You would need to find out about financial support if you’re from outside the UK.

Requirements

Qualifications

You need to be a graduate, ideally with a 2:1 or above, although consideration may be given to students with a lower classification. We require you to have subject specific degrees (or with an element of subject specialism at A-level where a subject knowledge enhancement programme may be suggested) You should have GCSEs in Maths, English grade C or above. While there is no longer the need to undertake a professional skills test, you will be expected to meet certain competencies in maths and literacy to enable you to successfully complete your academic studies and develop your teaching practice.

Personal qualities

We want students who can demonstrate the characteristics of effective learning themselves: to show real interest and enthusiasm for children’s learning, to be resilient and be prepared to work hard, to show creativity and be able to critically reflect on their own learning. We have high standards for the children in our schools and the adults who work with us.

Other requirements

DBS checks will be carried out on all trainees before they are able to begin placement. Any offer of a place on the programme will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

About the training provider

The Scarborough Teaching Alliance is a cross phase alliance based on the North Yorkshire Coast and surrounding areas. The alliance is led by Childhaven Community Nursery School (Early Years & Primary) & Scalby School (Secondary) We have a proven track record of training the next generation of teachers into the profession. Employability success rate is 100%. You will be mentored and supported by outstanding practitioners while in your placement schools. As trainees with the Scarborough Teaching Alliance we invest in your future and our aim is help you grow and develop as professionals in our schools throughout your career. We want students who can demonstrate the characteristics of effective learning themselves: to show real interest and enthusiasm for children’s learning, to be resilient and be prepared to work hard, to show creativity and be able to critically reflect on their own learning. We have high standards for the children in our schools and the adults who work with us.

Training with disabilities and other needs

We are an inclusive organisation and see no barriers to anyone wanting to pursue a career in teaching. Please speak to us to let us know what your specific needs are and we will be able to accommodate without any hesitation.

Contact details

Email
e.birley@scalbyschool.org.uk
Telephone
01723 362301
Website
http://scarboroughteachingalliance.co.uk
Address
Fieldstead Crescent
Scarborough
YO12 6TH

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Choose a training location - List of locations, vacancies and codes
Location Vacancies Code
Scalby School
Fieldstead Crescent, Scarborough, YO12 6TH
Yes U
University Of Hull
Inglemire Lane, Hull, HU6 7RX
Yes D

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