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Salaried Teacher Training - Computer Science Trainee Needed


Northamptonshire, UK




£19,000 - £30,000 FTE

Job Reference



Computer Science

About the job

If you're passionate about computer science and aspire to inspire the next generation of tech enthusiasts, we have an immediate opportunity for you! Grad2Teach has partnered with a top school in Northamptonshire, and we are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic science graduate to join their team as a Trainee Computer Science Teacher.

At Grad2Teach, we believe that education is the foundation for a better future, and we are committed to equipping aspiring teachers with the tools and experience they need to make a positive impact. As a trainee computer science teacher, you'll be part of our salaried teacher training program, which offers a unique opportunity to earn a full salary while training to become a qualified teacher.

While classroom experience is a plus, we are more interested in candidates who have a genuine passion for education and are willing to learn and grow as a teacher. With our support, you'll develop your teaching skills, gain valuable experience, and progress towards Qualified Teacher Status.

Don't let this opportunity pass you by! Join us today and take the first step towards a rewarding career as a Computer Science Teacher. Apply now to make a difference in the lives of future tech leaders.


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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