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Salaried Teacher Training – English / Drama Trainee Needed


Buckinghamshire, UK




£19,000 - £30,000 FTE

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About the job

Become a Trainee English/Drama Teacher and inspire the next generation of authors and performers with your passion for the English language. Grad2Teach has partnered with a renowned school in Wycombe, Buckinghamshire and is seeking a teacher who can start immediately. Whether you have prior teaching experience or not, we welcome applicants with a love for education.

On the Grad2Teach salaried teacher training program, you will receive a full salary while training to become a qualified teacher. As a Trainee English/Drama Teacher, you will gain valuable experience and grow from a support role to achieve Qualified Teacher Status.

Additionally, as a trainee teacher, you will have access to a wide range of resources and support from the Grad2Teach team. Our experienced trainers will provide you with ongoing guidance and feedback to help you reach your full potential. You will also have the opportunity to network with other teachers and education professionals, and attend professional development workshops to further enhance your skills.

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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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