About the course
This course is run at SABDEN Multi Academy Trust, New Horizon's School which caters for students with social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH) and trains candidates in both Primary & Secondary.
Candidates will be on a 50% timetable with 4 days in school and 1 day at Sussex University.
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 5 to 16 years
The candidate will have a total of two placements
The second placement is approx 6 weeks
You are paid at the lowest scale of a non-qualified teacher c. £14000
There are no fees for this course
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 5 or more GCSEs in Grades A* to C (or equivalent), including Mathematics and English, and preferably a higher level honours English degree.
We are looking for candidates who:
- Possesses energy, enthusiasm and a positive outlook on life.
- Are passionate about providing outstanding learning for pupils with SEMH.
- Have a keen interest in teaching pupils with complex learning needs.
Successful completion of Skills tests
Satisfactorily pass DBS and Health checks
Apply on the UCAS website. You’ll need to register with UCAS before you can apply.
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SABDEN Multi Academy Trust
Head Office, Eastbourne Road, Seaford BN25 4BA
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