About the course
This course is run at Polegate School and trains candidates in KS1 & 2.
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 5 to 11 years
The candidate will have a total of two placements
The second placement is approx 6 weeks
The course fees for 2020/2021 are as follows:
Candidates must have 5 or more GCSEs in Grades A* to C (or equivalent), including Mathematics, Science and English, and preferably a higher level honours degree.
We are looking for an enthusiastic person with a passion for working with young children. Candidates need to be well organised and willing to get fully involved in the life of the school as a whole. They need to be creative and innovative and interested in all aspects of teaching.
Satisfactorily pass DBS and Health checks
About the training provider
Eastbourne Area School Direct Alliance recruits ITT students for most of the schools in Eastbourne and the surrounding areas. We offer Primary places for Key Stage 1 and 2. We also offer Secondary places for most subjects in a variety of high achieving schools. As part of your training you will get experience of KS3, 4 and 5. In addition we represent Special Needs schools who require Primary and Secondary teachers. All the schools in the consortium are experienced at training teachers and we have been very successful in aiding our School Direct candidates to obtain jobs when they have completed their training.
Training with disabilities and other needs
All of our sites meet the requirements for disabled access and we would work with any candidate to ensure they can succeed in their training without any impediment.
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Oakleaf Drive, Polegate BN26 6PT
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