About the course
Trainees on the school direct salaried programme will be employed at one of our partner schools.
Trainees spend Monday to Thursday in their placement school with training taking place each Friday, usually at the Bromley Schools' Collegiate training suite. This is based at Chislehurst School for Girls, Beaverwood Road, Chislehurst BR7 6HE.
Our facilitators are experienced practitioners, many are senior leaders in our schools.
To meet the ITT criteria trainees must have experience of whole class teaching in 2 school settings. BSC will make these arrangements for you. This will take place in Spring term 1 (January and February ).
The Training course runs from September to July.
Successful applications will be invited for interview. We try to give as much notice as possible, however this may be within a week of receiving your application.
The interview will be to assess your suitability for teaching and National Curriculum knowledge for Primary Education.
As part of the selection process, we require you to prepare a short 4 minute presentation to be delivered to a small panel of teachers. Which should be delivered orally without powerpoint or any other electronic aid. After which you will be have a formal interview with senior management / headteacher.
We ask you to bring along a book which you will be asked to read to a class – ensure the story is suitable for Primary age children – we will let you know as soon as possible the year group this will be.
You will also be asked to complete a timed literacy and numeracy task which will be assessed as part of the selection process. This will be a Year 6 sats paper.
How school placements work
Much consideration is given to placements. Each trainee must undertake 2 school placements to gain contrasting experience of teaching.
Please visit the BSC website for up to date information on Salary.
Financial support isn’t available for this course because it comes with a salary.
If you choose a course without a salary, you may be eligible for financial support while you study, including bursaries, scholarships and loans.
Candidates must have a good Degree with a minimum of 2:2 classification (or equivalent)
- Maths, English, Science (for Primary) at GCSE C /L4
- Pass both Literacy and Numeracy Professional Skills tests, before the start of the course.
We are looking for candidates who want to make a difference to the lives of children. We want you to have a genuine passion for teaching.
We do not require candidates to have school / classroom experience before making an application.
About the training provider
Bromley Schools' Collegiate is a well established provider of initial teacher training with over 25 years experience. During this time we have trained over 1400 teachers.
100% of our trainees say they feel prepared for their NQT year.
What our last cohort of trainees say about us:
- I know my confidence stems from the opportunities that have been provided by Bromley Schools' Collegiate
- Support was consistent throughout and I have really benefited from learning as you go approach
- I feel very luck to have had 2 amazing placements with very, very supportive departments who would do anything they could to help
- I think the course is fantastic. There is a great emphasis on independence and freedom
About the accredited body
Many of our placement schools have teachers who gained their teaching qualification with Bromley Schools' Collegiate.
Training with disabilities and other needs
Bromley Schools' Collegiate is an all inclusive provider.
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Bromley Schools' Collegiate, Chislehurst BR7 6HE
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