Experienced English Trainee Teacher Opportunity - Finchley


Finchley, London, UK




Up to £20,000

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About the job

One of our partner schools in Finchley has asked us to recruit a salaried Trainee English teacher for an opportunity starting in January 2022 or September 2021. The opportunity for a salaried Trainee English Teacher will be a full-time position due to start as soon as possible. This opportunity is open to English Graduates who have at least a year of experience working in schools. Ideally, the successful English Graduate will have experience planning marking and assessing their own English lessons.

This is a fantastic school where endeavour and aspiration are central to everything they do. The staff form a close-knit and supportive team who work together to promote successful outcomes for all through the provision of a positive, safe and vibrant learning environment which engenders self-esteem, social confidence and a healthy lifestyle. An integral facet of the School ethos is that success is a powerful motivator and that student achievements have positive implications for all areas of learning in terms of raised self-confidence, independence and ambition. Similarly, the spiritual and cultural aspects of learning are an important part of the life of the School, to which all areas of the curriculum and school community contribute. Students are encouraged to reflect upon tolerance, specialised understanding, respect and compassion and have an understanding of right and wrong.

Candidates with previous job titles and experience including; Teaching Graduate, Trainee Teacher, ITT, Initial Teacher Training, PGCE, Teacher Training, Primary Teacher Training, Secondary Teacher Training, Graduate Teacher, may also be considered.


To be eligible for this training opportunity, you will need:

  • The right to work in the UK

  • A background in English including a related undergraduate degree

  • Minimum C/Level 4 grade in GCSE Mathematics

  • Minimum C/Level 4 grade in GCSE English

  • A can-do attitude

  • A willingness to develop yourself

  • A basic understanding of the UK education system

  • A passion for helping and supporting young people

  • Resilience

  • Enthusiasm for teaching

  • Self-awareness

  • Good organisational skills


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