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Salaried Teacher Training – Physical Education Trainee Needed


Northamptonshire, UK




£19,000 - £30,000 FTE

Job Reference



Physical Education

About the job

Are you interested in pursuing a career in teaching? Look no further than Grad2Teach! We have partnered with a top secondary school in Northamptonshire, seeking a passionate and imaginative graduate to start training with them immediately.

As a Physical Education Trainee Teacher on our Salaried Teacher Training Programme, you'll have the opportunity to create dynamic and engaging lessons that encourage your students to express themselves through physical activity, while also having fun through exercise. We're looking for someone who is enthusiastic, creative, and passionate about making a difference in the lives of young people.

Our salaried teacher training programme offers a unique opportunity to become a qualified teacher while receiving a full salary. With our support, you'll gain the necessary skills and experience to excel in your role, and progress towards Qualified Teacher Status.

If you're ready to take the first step in becoming a qualified teacher and making a meaningful impact in the lives of young people, apply today through Grad2Teach!


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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