Bromley Schools' Collegiate School Direct
Rye College East Sussex (3F32)

PGCE with QTS full time

Accredited body
Bromley Schools Collegiate
Financial support
Student finance if you’re eligible
Qualification
PGCE with QTS

A postgraduate certificate in education (PGCE) with qualified teacher status (QTS) allows you to teach in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. It’s also recognised internationally.

Many PGCE courses include credits that count toward a Master’s degree.

Course length
1 year
Date you can apply from
4 December 2018
Date course starts
September 2019
Website
http://bscteach.co.uk
Vacancies
No

About the course

Trainees on the school direct programme will be placed at one of our partner schools in East Sussex.

Trainees spend Tuesday to Friday in their placement school with training taking place each Monday, usually at the Rye College, The Grove, East Sussex, TN31 7NQ, in the newly refurbished training suite.

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. Bromley Schools' Collegiate will make these arrangements for you. Placement 1 is September - December and Placement 2 is January to July.

The Training course runs from September to July

Interview process

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 your chosen subject.

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.

You will also be asked to complete a timed written task which will be assessed as part of the selection process. Please do not worry about the content it is to see your use of grammar etc.

How school placements work

Much consideration is given to placements. Each trainee must undertake 2 school placements to gain contrasting experience of teaching.

Fees

The course fees for 2019/2020 are as follows:
Student type Fees to pay
UK students £9,000
EU students £9,000

The Tuition fee covers the cost for QTS and PGCE element. This can be paid via Student finance or by the trainee private funding.

Financial support

You may be eligible for a loan while you study.

Financial support if you’re from outside the UK.

Requirements

Qualifications

Candidates must have a good Degree with a minimum of 2:2 classification (or equivalent) in the subject you wish to teach.

Maths, English, Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics or General Science) at GCSE C /L4

Pass both Literacy and Numeracy Professional Skills tests, before the start of the course.

Personal qualities

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.

Other requirements

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.

Contact details

Email
administrator@gradteach.co.uk
Telephone
02083006566
Website
http://bscteach.co.uk
Address
Chislehurst School for Girls
Beaverwood Road
Chislehurst
Kent
BR7 6HE

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