Trainee Media Teacher

Location

London SW12, UK

Sector

Further Education

Salary

Up to £20,000

Job Reference

CK-SFX-MD

Subject

Media Studies

About the job

Grad2Teach have been asked to recruit a trainee Media teacher for a college in South London who have been working with us for a number of years. The post of trainee Media teacher is open to Media graduates who have some experience of working in secondary or further education settings. Media graduates applying to both our two and one-year courses would be suitable for this opportunity.
The college was described by Ofsted as “an outstanding sixth form college, students’ achievement is outstanding”.  It was also given outstanding in all Ofsted categories. In line with its mission, the college focuses on providing courses for students aged 16 to 19, mainly at level 3, with some provision at level 2.  Nearly half of the college’s students are recruited from 5 partner schools; the remainder are attracted from state and independent schools in the local area and from further afield.

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

Teacher training 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