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£19,000 - £30,000 FTE


13 July 2023




Our partnered school in Cambridge is seeking a trainee teacher for an immediate start. This is a full-time salaried role designed for graduates with some classroom experience. It provides a unique opportunity to earn while receiving training to gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). During the first year, you will complete Phase One of the Salaried Teacher Training Programme. This will give you insights into the roles and responsibilities of a teacher, help you develop your skills, and prepare you for Phase 2 of your training. In Phase 2, you will work full-time and earn while completing your Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE).

The Primary School has an Ofsted rating of ‘good’ and its leadership team is focused on building on this rating in the future. The school encourages every child to achieve the highest standards possible and celebrates all successes, no matter how big or small. Additionally, the school believes in helping students learn to understand people with different needs, circumstances, and beliefs. This allows them to develop morally, culturally, and spiritually, equipping them for the journey of lifelong learning.

If you are interested in completing a Salaried Teacher Training Programme at our partner school in Cambridge, 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.

  • 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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