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Salaried Teacher Training - English Trainee Teacher


Colchester, UK




£19,000 - £30,000 FTE

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About the job

Do you want to become a qualified teacher?

Would you like to inspire the minds of the future through the English language?

If so, Grad2teach are excited to be partnered with a brilliant school in Colchester, Essex, as they look to train an English Teacher – the school would need someone ready to start teaching in January. Applicants with a passion for English regardless of their prior teaching experience are welcome to apply.

The role would be best suited to an English graduate who can demonstrate a real passion and determination toward the education sector.

As a trainee English teacher on the Grad2Teach salaried teacher training programme, you will get paid a full salary to train to be a qualified teacher. Our salaried teacher training programme will see you working as a trainee English teacher, developing your experience from support to Qualified Teacher Status.

This is a lovely school in which mutual care and academic excellence are central to everything they do. The staff base comprises a very supportive team who work together to promote successful outcomes for all students through the provision of a positive, safe, and vibrant learning environment which engenders self-esteem, social confidence, and a healthy lifestyle. The school is keen to start developing their own teachers through our programme to promote the high standards and deep care that they set and show to their students. Similarly, the spiritual and cultural aspects of learning are an important part of the life of the school, to which all areas of the curriculum and school community contribute. Students are encouraged to reflect upon tolerance, specialised understanding, respect, and compassion and understand right and wrong. You will be given plenty of training and support, as well as room to grow your career.

Sound like a match? Apply today! Contact us on 020 8148 6732, Mon-Fri between 09:00 - 17:00 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.

  • For this role, we are looking for a trainee teacher with some classroom experience; however we will also welcome applicants with an English degree and passion to teach 


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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