About the training provider
Cheshire LTA was designated as a Teaching School in February 2013, the first Teaching School in Cheshire. We are a group of local schools and other strategic partners working together to deliver high quality training for teachers
Our School Direct Programme is an exciting school based training route for graduates interested in primary school teaching.
Working in partnership with the University of Chester we deliver Initial Teacher Training (ITT), leading to accreditation for the Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
We have an excellent reputation for delivering high quality innovative training by practioners within our Alliance and designated SLEs (Specialist Leaders of Education) ensuring our training is practical, relevant and up to date.
WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR IN A CANDIDATE?
- Friendly, approachable and have a positive outlook
- Organisation and time management skills
- A passion for teaching and learning
- A creative and innovative approach
- The ability to reflect on and develop good practice
- GCSE grade C or above in English, Maths & a Science
- UK undergraduate 2:2 degree or a recognised equivalent qualification
- Professional Skills Tests pass in Literacy and Numeracy
We understand the needs of our trainees, identify their strengths and ultimately help them go on to gain employment as a newly qualified teacher.
We want all our Associate Teachers to be successful, fulfilled professionals who can make a difference.
The course is non-salaried and tuition fees are paid to the University of Chester.
About the accredited body
At the heart of the University’s vision is an unwavering commitment to ensuring an outstanding student learning experience, developing the expertise of staff and providing teaching excellence.
Through these actions, the University hopes to make a positive impact on the lives of students, staff, and the communities that it serves, enabling the institution to make a significant and growing contribution to the region, nationally and internationally.
In valuing and celebrating its long history and traditions, the University is committed to engendering a sense of pride and shared ownership in all that it does.
Training with disabilities and other needs
All reasonable adjustments to provision will be made to ensure that learners with a learning difficulty, disability and/or a medical condition that affects their learning are not substantially disadvantaged.
If you have a learning difficulty, disability and/or medical condition, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.
Apply on the UCAS website. You’ll need to register with UCAS before you can apply.
Visit Get into Teaching for guidance on applying for teacher training.
When you apply you’ll need these codes for the Choices section of your application form:
Training provider code:
Training programme code:
Choose a training location
You’ll also need to choose a training location – select the relevant location name on the application form.
Flat Lane, Kelsall, Tarporley CW6 0PU
Support and advice
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