Hazelwood Infant School
Primary (23MB)

QTS full time

Accredited body
Forest Independent Primary Collegiate SCITT
Financial support
Student finance if you’re eligible
Qualification
QTS

QTS (qualified teacher status) allows you to teach in state schools in England.

It may also allow you to teach in the EU, the EEA and Switzerland. You should check with the institution you’d like to teach in for confirmation. The status of QTS in these countries may change after the UK leaves the EU. Please check GOV.UK for updates.

To teach in the rest of the UK or internationally, you may wish to consider a ‘PGCE (or PGDE) with QTS’ qualification instead.

Course length
1 year
Date you can apply from
8 October 2019
Date course starts
September 2020
Website
http://www.fipc.ac.uk

About the course

We believe that teaching is an exciting, challenging and rewarding profession. We pride ourselves on having a proven track record over the past 15 years in training excellent practitioners and supporting them in gaining positions within our partnership schools.

Forest Independent Primary Collegiate, the accredited provider, has written this highly comprehensive and bespoke programme. It reflects the exceptional standards in Enfield schools and our understanding of what makes an excellent teacher. We are committed to offering high quality training for local candidates with the aim of securing the beginning of a successful career in teaching. We also aim to support trainees' careers after completing the programme through excellent CPD opportunities on offer within our school partnership. This includes subject knowledge and leadership training, and opportunities to take part in research and to work collaboratively with colleagues in other schools.

We scrutinize the School Direct applications and place trainees in the partnership schools. These are excellent mainstream schools that are committed to supporting the process of the training.

Interview process

The selection process consists of an interview in one of our partnership schools, which will be carried out by a member of staff from FIPC and/or a member of staff from the partnership school.

How school placements work

This one-year primary course is based in one school for the majority of the year with a contrast setting placement. Candidates learn the art of teaching in the classroom for four days each week, guided by their mentors. Each trainee is allocated a professional tutor who visits and supports the trainee on a regular basis. Host schools are able to offer insights into their successful practices and induct trainees in line with the best of current teaching. Part of the course is theory based and there will be formal training each Friday. School Direct requires a full time commitment of 5 days per week from September to July and trainees are expected to participate fully in the everyday life of the schools in which they train.

Fees

The course fees for 2020/2021 are as follows:
Student type Fees to pay
UK students £9,000
EU students £9,000
International students £9,000

The course has a fee of £9000, you may be eligible for a student loan to cover this (repayments are taken from your salary directly through your PAYE once you are earning £25,000). The Student Loan Company also offer maintenance/support loans. www.slc.co.uk

Financial support

You may be eligible for a loan while you study.

Find out about financial support if you’re from outside the UK.

Requirements

Qualifications

To qualify for this school-led route the minimum requirement is English, Mathematics and Science GCSEs at grade 4 or above, and a good quality first degree.

Other requirements

A satisfactory criminal record check and medical assessment is required prior to the start of the programme.

About the training provider

We believe that teaching is an exciting, challenging and rewarding profession. We pride ourselves on having a proven track record over the past 15 years in training excellent practitioners and supporting them in gaining positions within our partnership schools.

Forest Independent Primary Collegiate, the accredited provider, has written this highly comprehensive and bespoke programme. It reflects the exceptional standards in our partnership schools and our understanding of what makes an excellent teacher. We are committed to offering high quality training for local candidates with the aim of securing the beginning of a successful career in teaching.

About the accredited body

Forest Independent Primary Collegiate is the accrediting provider for the School Direct programme.

Training with disabilities and other needs

We welcome applications from candidates including those with special educational needs and disabilities.

We aim to meet the challenge of all declared disabilities and other needs placing candidates in our diverse range of school.

We are committed to supporting the full inclusion of individuals ensuring their needs are met.

Contact details

Email
office@fipc.ac.uk
Telephone
01279 421333
Website
http://www.fipc.ac.uk
Address
Forest Independent Primary Collegiate
Latton Greeen Primary Academy Site, Riddings Lane
Harlow
Essex
CM18 7HT

Apply

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: 15T
  • Training programme code: 23MB

Choose a training location

You’ll also need to choose a training location – select the relevant location name on the application form.

Location Vacancies Code
Enfield
Hazelwood Infant School, 63 Hazelwood Lane, London, London N13 5HE
Yes C
Essex
Latton Green Primary Academy Site, Riddings Lane, Harlow, Essex CM18 7HT
Yes 2
FIPC Training centre
Latton Green Primary Academy Site, Riddings Lane, Harlow, Essex CM18 7HT
Yes -
Havering
Latton Green Primary Academy Site, Riddings Lane, Harlow, Essex CM18 7HT
Yes 3
Hertfordshire
Latton Green Primary Academy Site, Riddings Lane, Harlow, Essex CM18 7HT
Yes X
Redbridge
Latton Green Primary Academy Site, Riddings Lane, Harlow, Essex CM18 7HT
Yes 6
Waltham Forest
Latton Green Primary Academy Site, Riddings Lane, Harlow, Essex CM18 7HT
Yes P

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