Trainee Science Teacher

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

Partnerships Co-ordinator

About the Role

Do you want to become a qualified teacher? 
Would you like to inspire the minds of future scientists? 
If so, Grad2teach are excited to be partnered with an exceptional school in Hertfordshire, as they seek to train a Science Teacher – this opportunity is due to commence as soon as possible. The role would be best suited to a science-based graduate who can demonstrate a real passion and determination toward the education sector. 
As a trainee Science teacher on the Grad2Teach salaried teacher training programme, you get paid a full salary to train to be a qualified teacher. Your salaried teacher training programme will see you working as a trainee Science Teacher, developing your experience from support to Qualified Teacher Status. 
The students and staff at this school work hard to develop a school that reflects and values its inclusive ethos and multi-cultural community. The goal of this school is to prepare pupils for the challenges of making progress in a highly competitive world but also to carve out time to support them in developing personally and spiritually. Boasting a proven track record of achieving outstanding success in delivering a wide range of qualifications, there is dual focus on fostering the vision and values that will create great leadership skills for the future. 
Sound like a match? Apply today!. 


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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