Trainee Business and Economics Teacher

Location

Camden Town, London, UK

Sector

Secondary

Salary

Up to £20,000

Job Reference

A500163

Subject

Business & Economics

About the job

An Outstanding secondary school in Camden is seeking to recruit graduates of Business or Economics to train with us, for a position which has arisen for January 2022. The position of Business and Economics Trainee Teacher is a two-year, salaried course. This opportunity would be best suited to an Economics or Business Studies graduate who can demonstrate sound, school-based, experience and supply excellent references.

As a trainee Business and Economics teacher on the Grad2Teach training programme, you get paid to train to be a qualified teacher in 1-2 years. Your training placement will see you working as a trainee Business and Economics teacher in one main school, developing your experience from support to Qualified Teacher Status. You will also be required to spend six weeks training and teaching at a contrasting school placement.

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! You do not need prior school experience to train, but you will need:

• 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

Our Partner school serves a diverse and deprived area of North London. Behaviour standards have been a key area of focus in recent times and the SMT are proud of the huge improvements which have been made in this area. Pupil progression has been steadily improving and the school recently celebrated their best ever GCSE results in the core subjects of English, Maths and Science. As the school moves on to the next step of its development plan, some staff have been promoted and there is now scope for growth in the majority of faculties.

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 training opportunity, you will need:

  • The right to work in the UK

  • Minimum C/Level 4 grade in GCSE Mathematics

  • Minimum C/Level 4 grade in GCSE English

  • Minimum 2:2 undergraduate degree from a recognised university

Benefits

Here’s what we offer you:

In Training Phase 1, you will:

  • Receive Grad2Teach-funded training while you work on our 39-week, school-based, salaried trainee 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