About the course
This course is run at Willingdon Community School and trains candidates in KS3 & 4.
Candidates will be on a 50% timetable with initially 3 days in school and 2 days at Brighton University and from mid-November they will be full time in school.
Candidates will be regularly watched by their mentor to ensure that they are succeeding on the course.
There will be a second, contrasting placement at a school which is mutually agreed.
Candidates will be required to teach a small group of students for approximately 20 minutes, to judge their aptitude to teach. This will be followed by a formal interview.
How school placements work
The age range of students is 11 to 16 years
There will be an opportunity to gain experience of KS5
The candidate will have a total of two placements
The second placement is approx 6 weeks
The course fees for 2019/2020 are as follows:
Candidates must have 5 or more GCSEs in Grades A* to C (or equivalent), including Mathematics and English, and a higher level honours degree.
We are looking for an enthusiastic person with a passion for their subject and a genuine commitment to working with and relating to young people of all abilities and needs. Candidates need to be well organised, conscientious and willing to get involved in the life of the school as a whole. They need to be creative, innovative and interested in all aspects of their subject. The capacity to develop the skills and knowledge required to be a good teacher are essential but it also helps if you have a good sense of humour and are good at working with others.
Successful completion of Skills tests
Satisfactorily pass DBS and Health checks
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