Trainee Art and Photography Teacher

Location

Felixstowe, UK

Sector

Secondary

Salary

£19,000 - £27,000 FTE

Job Reference

CK-SF-AP

Subject

Art

About the job

A fantastic opportunity to fast track on to the PCGE with GRAD2TEACH has arisen for a Trainee Art and Photography Teacher. The role of Trainee Art and Photography Teacher offers the chance to train at an outstanding school under a visionary head of department. The successful Trainee Art and Photography Teacher will hold a relevant bachelor’s degree, have experience working in the education sector and be willing to relocate to or live in Suffolk.

This is a school proud of its Ofsted rating of ‘Outstanding’, and it has maintained performance at that level for the last three inspections. Drawing its pupils from a diverse range of backgrounds, pupil progression beyond the national average is a key focus of every member of the team. The Head Teacher, the senior team and the governors lead the school outstandingly well, ensuring that both teaching and achievement are of the highest standard. The tracking of pupils’ learning and progress is accurate, consistent and rigorous. Staff satisfaction is central to the ethos of the School, and this is demonstrated by the very low rate of staff turnover and outstanding opportunities for professional development.

All of our training takes place during the half-term holidays. This means you can work at your school full-time, earn a full-time salary, and train to be a qualified teacher at the same time!

The successful Trainee Art and Photography Teacher will have:
• A can-do attitude
• A willingness to develop yourself
• A basic understanding of the UK education system
• A passion for helping and supporting young people
• Resilience
• Enthusiasm for teaching
• Self-awareness
• Good organisational skills

Becoming a Trainee Art and Photography Teacher is as much about learning new skills as it is about imparting knowledge, and with Grad2Teach you’re always learning as you’re teaching. And, as our trainee, we’re with you, supporting you, at every step of the way.

Candidates with previous job titles and experience including; Teaching Graduate, Trainee Teacher, ITT, Initial Teacher Training, PGCE, Teacher Training, Primary Teacher Training, Secondary Teacher Training, Graduate Teacher, may also be considered.

Requirements

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.

  • Have at least one year of 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.

Benefits

In Year 1, you will:

  • Receive Grad2Teach-funded training while you work in our 37-week school-based programme

  • Gain invaluable insight into classroom management

  • Receive 24/7 support from our friendly team

  • Receive three Quality Assessments from one of our trainers in your employer school

  • Develop an understanding of what it means to be a great teacher

In Year 2, you will:

  • Attend 9 training days at one of our partner universities

  • Complete 3 written assessments reflecting on your experience and what you’ve learnt so far

  • Cover up to 90% of timetabled learning 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 and cover a range of issues that may not be present at every school

Grad2Teach offers you:

  • Full PGCE with 60 Masters credits

  • QTS with the Coventry University – National School of Education and Teaching

  • Full time for two years