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£19,000 - £30,000 FTE


24 August 2023




Attention all passionate and driven Art graduates! Are you seeking an opportunity to begin your teacher training and make a difference? Look no further! We are currently searching for an enthusiastic individual to join a fantastic Secondary school in Buckinghamshire as a Trainee Art teacher. In this role, you will have the chance to help your students express themselves through creative means, allowing them to communicate in ways that words cannot. You will also have the opportunity to equip your students with the skills needed to tackle challenges using alternative approaches, and build their confidence to showcase their work with pride, knowing that practice is essential for growth.

The school is committed to supporting its trainees and cultivating a pipeline of highly qualified educators, especially those who have demonstrated outstanding performance. At Grad2Teach, we provide an alternative pathway to becoming a qualified teacher through our Salaried Teacher Training programme. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, we are here to help you take the next step in your career.


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.

  • Be able to demonstrate your resilience.

  • 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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