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Salaried Teacher Training - History Trainee Needed


Manchester, UK




£19,000 - £30,000 FTE

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About the job

A great opportunity has arisen for a talented History Graduate to undertake our salaried teacher training course at one of our partner schools in Manchester. This is a great opportunity for a History graduate with excellent communication skills to take up the role of trainee History Teacher. Our partners would, ideally, like a History graduate with ‘some’ experience in schools.

If you’re a determined, passionate, and self-reflective graduate looking to start a career in teaching, our Grad2Teach salaried teach training course is your first step in the right direction. Our salaried teacher training programme offers a new opportunity to teach, train, and – if successful – gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). With Grad2Teach you will work to complete a one or two-year course, with a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). You will gain experience working in at least two schools, earning a salary as you train. Upon passing the salaried teacher training course, you will have completed your PGCE and be a qualified teacher with QTS.

Are partnered school in Manchester has undergone enormous changes in recent years and is rapidly developing into a fantastic teaching environment. Trainees that enroll onto our salaried teacher training course are from a range of backgrounds and have a diverse level of ability on entry, with the vast majority achieving expected progression or above.


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 at least one year of 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.


In Training Phase 1, you will

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

After successfully completing our teacher training programme, you will be awarded Qualified Teacher Status, setting you up for a career in education.

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