Trainee Primary Teacher - Fast Track
Primary School teacher
About the job
Are you a coachable, collaborative, conscientious and meticulous person who loves working with children?
Do you have a passion for helping children and young people explore their abilities and exceed academically?
If so, have you ever thought about training to teach in a Primary school? Because if you’re all the above and more, then you’re perfect for our teacher training programme!
One of our partner schools in Liverpool has asked us to recruit a salaried trainee Primary teacher for an opportunity starting in January 2022. The opportunity for a salaried trainee Primary Teacher will be a full-time position due to start as soon as possible.
As a trainee Primary 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 Primary teacher in one main Primary 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 Primary 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 Primary School 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
• Enthusiasm for teaching
• Good organisational skills
This is a larger than average inclusive Primary School which has demonstrated rapid improvement over recent years and is rated ‘Good with Outstanding Features’ by Ofsted. A further inspection is expected in the next academic year, and the new Head Teacher is driving the School to achieve an ‘Outstanding’ rating. High value is placed on its strong links with the local community and the leadership team work closely with parents to ensure that all of the pupils achieve. Staff and Pupils alike are proud of their school community, treating each other with mutual respect and displaying tolerance of each other’s differences. Pupils take on the roles of buddies, trained mentors, ambassadors and school councillors, which supports the ‘pupil led’ learning initiatives central to the ethos of the School.
The successful trainee primary teacher will receive :
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
After successfully completing our teacher training programme, you will be awarded Qualified Teacher Status, setting you up for a long and successful career in education.
So, Primary teachers of tomorrow, what are you waiting for? Start training to teach, get paid to do so, and start changing lives every day! Trainees from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
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.
To be eligible for this training opportunity, you will need:
The right to work in the UK
A background in Music including a related undergraduate degree
Minimum C/Level 4 grade in GCSE Mathematics
Minimum C/Level 4 grade in GCSE English
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
Enthusiasm for teaching
Good organisational skills
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