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Salaried Teacher Training – Design and Technology, Food Tech and Textiles


London, UK




£14,000 - £20,000

Job Reference



Design Technology

About the job

We are currently looking for a Design and Technology graduate to teach Food Tech or Textiles in a Secondary school in Putney, London.

Do you have a passion for cooking or crafts?

Do you want to pass that passion on to the younger generation?

Does salaried teacher training sound like the path for you?

If you said yes to the questions above, then we here at Grad2Teach are here to help you take the next step.

We have been working with this secondary school on a regular basis for some time our teachers have been pleased with their time there. The school offers career development opportunities even after our trainees have completed their training and many even stay on after due to the supportive network of staff. We have confidence if you want to teach Design Technology and want to train and earn at the same time then this position is for you.

Contact Alex on 020 8148 6732 or email your CV to for more information.


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 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   CPD-accredited

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