About the course
Trainees spend 4 days a week in school and 1 day a week at University.
How school placements work
Trainees will be based at their Host School for most of the year, undertaking a second 6 week placement, usually in the Spring Term. Teaching is likely to encompass all age ranges from 11-18.
You’ll get a bursary of £9,000 if you have a degree of 2:2 or above in any subject.
You don’t have to apply for a bursary - if you’re eligible, you’ll automatically start receiving it once you begin your course. Find out about eligibility and how you’ll be paid.
You may also be eligible for a loan while you study.
Find out about financial support if you’re from outside the UK.
GCSE in Maths and English at Grade C or above plus a relevant degree at 2:2 or above.
About the training provider
Hitchin Boys' School is the Lead School for the North Herts Consortium of Schools for School Direct, comprising Hitchin Girls' School, Fearnhill School, The Priory School, The Highfield School, Knights Templar School and The Meridian School. Vacancies advertised by Hitchin Boys' School may be for placements at any of the schools in our consortium as links between the schools are very strong.
We are committed to recruiting applicants regardless of sex, race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation or disability.
Training with disabilities and other needs
We are committed to making all possible reasonable adjustments in order to offer training placements to trainees with disabilities. Please contact individual schools within the consortium for details of specific support which could be offered.
Apply on the UCAS website. You’ll need to register with UCAS before you can apply.
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Grammar School Walk, Hitchin SG5 1JB
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