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Salaried Teacher Training - Art Graduate Needed


Reading, UK




£19,000 - £27,000 FTE

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About the job

Are you a passionate and driven Art graduate seeking a fulfilling opportunity to begin your training? Look no further! We are currently seeking an enthusiastic individual to join a wonderful Secondary school in Reading. As an Art teacher, you will have the chance to help your students express themselves in ways that words cannot. You will also equip them with the skills to tackle challenges using alternative approaches and build their confidence to showcase their work, knowing that practice is essential for growth.

The school is dedicated to continuing to support its trainees, especially those who have demonstrated outstanding performance, in developing a pipeline of highly qualified educators. If you have shown promising progress on our Salaried Teacher Training programme, this school wants to keep you on board.

At Grad2Teach, we offer an alternative pathway to becoming a qualified teacher through our Salaried Teacher Training programme. If this opportunity piques your interest, we are here to help you take the next step in your career.


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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