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£19,000 - £30,000 FTE


15 June 2023




A graduate is sought to take part in our salaried teacher training programme at our partner school in North-East London. The position of trainee Drama Teacher is a full-time salaried role, and the ideal candidate will be a drama graduate with previous UK classroom experience or workshop facilitation experience.

This school offers an exceptional environment to begin your salaried teacher training. The ethos of the school is centered on endeavour and aspiration, and the staff work closely together to create a positive, safe, and vibrant learning environment that fosters self-esteem, social confidence, and a healthy lifestyle. The department is overseen by a charismatic and supportive Head of Department, who will be an excellent mentor throughout your salaried teacher training.

Success is a powerful motivator, and the school encourages all students to strive towards their goals.

 This positive outlook promotes self-confidence, independence, and ambition. Additionally, the school places a strong emphasis on spiritual and cultural aspects of learning, with all areas of the curriculum and school community contributing to this aspect of education. Students are encouraged to develop specialized understanding, tolerance, respect, and compassion, and have an understanding of right and wrong.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an aspiring Drama Teacher to gain invaluable experience in a supportive and inspiring environment. Apply now to kickstart your career in teaching!


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.

  • Preferably some experience in a UK classroom.

  • 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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