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Salaried Teacher Training – Religious Studies Graduate needed


Birmingham, UK




£19,000 - £27,000 FTE

Job Reference



Religious Studies

About the job

A prestigious secondary school located in Birmingham is looking for a Religious Studies graduate to start teaching RS to their students in January.

Do you have a passion for the world of Religion?

Does helping children think deeper about core aspects of life interest you?

Does salaried teacher training sound like a good pathway for you?

If you said yes, then we here at Grad2Teach are here to help you take the next step to becoming a teacher.

In this position, you will be a Religious Studies teacher trainee, teaching students in Key Stage 3 and 4 as a part of the Humanities Department. Your job will be to encourage the children to express their own views while respecting others and help them expand their scope of different subjects i.e., morality, the existence of God and atheism amongst other things. This rapidly improving large urban Secondary School serves a diverse multi-cultural community in Birmingham. The Governors and Head Teacher are committed in their desire to involve the whole school as a learning community, using a range of strategies to help children to become confident and successful learners. Central to this philosophy is the ‘Every Child Matters Framework’, with staff and pupils working together to support lifelong learning and progression. Strong focus is placed on all teaching and non-teaching staff working as a team in a supportive and progressive environment where there is huge scope for professional development and advancement. If you would like a position at this school as a trainee on our salaried teacher training programme, then apply now.

Contact Chris on 020 8148 6733 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

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