English with Eastbourne Area School Direct Alliance Accredited provider: University of Sussex

Course offered
PGCE with QTS full time with salary
Financial support
Salary
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
September to June
Date you can apply from
9 October 2018
Date course starts
September 2019
Website
http://www.willingdonschool.org.uk

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.

Interview process

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

Salary

You are paid at the lowest scale of a non-qualified teacher c. £14000

There are no fees for this course

Financial support

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.

Requirements

Qualifications

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.

Personal qualities

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.

Other requirements

Successful completion of Skills tests

Satisfactorily pass DBS and Health checks

Contact details

Email
schooldirect@willingdonschool.org.uk
Telephone
01323485254
Website
http://www.willingdonschool.org.uk
Address
Broad Road
Lower Willingdon
Eastbourne

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: 1J5
  • Training programme code: 34ZJ

Choose a training location

You’ll also need to choose a training location and give the relevant training location code.

Code Name Address
6 SABDEN Multi Academy Trust Head Office, Eastbourne Road, Seaford BN25 4BA

Advice and support

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