Trainee Humanities Teachers – Hackney


Hackney Wick, London E9, UK




Up to £20,000

Job Reference



Humanities, History, Religious Studies, Geography

About the job

Grad2Teach has a great opportunity to train several Humanities Teachers for an academy in Hackney, East London. This opportunity for a Trainee History teacher, or Trainee Geography teacher or a Trainee Religious Studies teacher is offered through Grad2Teach and will commence in January 2022. We would welcome applications from History Graduates, Theology Graduates and Geography Graduates, as soon as possible.
Thinking it is about time that you train to be a fully qualified teacher?

Want to become a fully qualified teacher but need to earn a salary at the same?

Have experience in schools but want to develop your skills further with high quality training, mentoring and coaching?

If this sounds like you, you need to get in touch with Grad2Teach. We are an Initial Teacher Training provider, who train and support professionals to become fully qualified teachers, while earning a salary.
At the heart of this ‘Outstanding’ School is the belief that all students can be successful if they show real effort and determination to do their best. The success of thousands of former and current students stands as testament to the sustained excellence which has placed the school in the top 1% nationally for pupil progress for the last five years. Every member of the team at this School is expected to ‘go the extra mile’ and push themselves to the limits of performance and it is seen as a key indicator of the school’s continued progression that when teachers leave, it tends to be to take on leadership roles elsewhere. The Head Teacher and Governors are proud of the low staff turnover rates at this school and believe this these are driven by their consistent focus on CPD and internal promotion.
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.


  • Have a relevant, university degree with a minimum of a 2:2 classification Have determination, resilience and a patient, caring attitude.

  • 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.


In Year 1, you will

  • Receive Grad2Teach-funded training while you work in our 37-week school-based, salaried trainee 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 6 training days with 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