Eastbourne Area School Direct Alliance
Primary (3FHP)

QTS full time

Accredited body
University of Sussex
Financial support
Student finance if you’re eligible
Qualification
QTS

QTS (qualified teacher status) allows you to teach in state schools in England.

It may also allow you to teach in the EU, the EEA and Switzerland. You should check with the institution you’d like to teach in for confirmation. The status of QTS in these countries may change after the UK leaves the EU. Please check GOV.UK for updates.

To teach in the rest of the UK or internationally, you may wish to consider a ‘PGCE (or PGDE) with QTS’ qualification instead.

Course length
1 year
Date you can apply from
27 February 2019
Date course starts
September 2019
Website
http://www.willingdonschool.org.uk

About the course

This course is run at Cavendish School and trains candidates in Year 3.

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 7-8 years

The candidate will have a total of two placements

The second placement is approx 6 weeks

Fees

The course fees for 2019/2020 are as follows:
Student type Fees to pay
UK students £9,250
EU students £9,250

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 5 or more GCSEs in Grades A* to C (or equivalent), including Mathematics, Science and English, and preferably a higher level honours degree.

Personal qualities

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.

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
BN20 9QX

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: 3FHP

Choose a training location

You’ll also need to choose a training location – select the relevant location name on the application form.

Location Vacancies Code
The Cavendish School
Eldon Road, Eastbourne BN21 1UE
Yes N

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