Trainee Geography Teacher

Salary/Rate:£20,000 - £36,000 FTE
Course:Phase 1
School Type:Secondary
Job ref:MP-GEO-NH
Post Date:06. 03. 2024

Partnerships Co-ordinator

About the Role

Are you passionate about igniting curiosity and inspiring the minds of future explorers through geography? If so, Grad2Teach has an exciting opportunity for you! We are delighted to partner with a top school in Northampton, in search of a motivated and determined Geography Teacher. This role is available immediately, and we're looking for a graduate who can demonstrate a real passion for education, preferably with some classroom experience.
At Grad2Teach, we believe that education is the cornerstone of a brighter future, and we're committed to providing aspiring teachers with the skills and experience they need to make a meaningful difference in their students' lives. As a Trainee Geography Teacher on our salaried teacher training programme, you'll receive a full salary while training to become a qualified teacher.
Our programme offers a unique opportunity to work as a Trainee Geography Teacher, gaining valuable experience and progressing towards Qualified Teacher Status. With our support, you'll develop your teaching skills, deepen your knowledge of the subject, and have the chance to inspire the next generation of explorers.
Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity to make a difference in the field of education. Apply now and take the first step towards a fulfilling career as a Geography Teacher!


To be eligible for this programme you must meet the following requirements:

  • Have determination, resilience and a patient, caring attitude.

  • Have a relevant, university degree with a minimum of a 2:2 classification.

  • Have the confidence and ability to lead the class.

  • Some classroom experience and be ready to teach.

  • Be able to train across all key stages to broaden your skillset


Why choose Grad2Teach as your salaried teacher training course?

As a trainee on Grad2Teach’s salaried teacher training programme, you will receive high-quality, CPD-accredited training. All your training is led by experienced school leaders, including coaching and mentoring.  Grad2Teach will ensure you meet the Teachers’ Standards throughout the salaried teacher training programme.

With Grad2Teach you will work to complete a one- or two-year course, achieving a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). You will gain experience working in at least two schools whilst on our salaried teacher training course.

Upon passing Phase 2 of Grad2Teach’s salaried teacher training programme, you will have completed your PGCE and be a qualified teacher with QTS.

In Training Phase 1, you will

  • Receive Grad2Teach-funded training while you work on our 39-week, school-based, salaried teacher training programme

  • Gain invaluable insight into classroom management and teaching practice

  • Receive 24/7 support from our friendly team

  • Receive three Quality Assessment observations from one of our trainers in your employer school

  • Develop an understanding of what it means to be a great teacher

In Training Phase 2, you will

  • Attend 6 training days with our partner university

  • Complete 3 written assessments reflecting on your experience and what you’ve learned so far

  • Cover up to 90% of a teaching timetable within a classroom

  • Work under a dedicated learning mentor who will guide and advise you along your journey

  • Experience two contrasting school placements, allowing you to broaden your experience

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