About the training provider
As a training provider we offer our trainees a diverse range of outstanding opportunities to help them become the best teacher they can be.
Our programme firmly believes that educators of pupils (SEND/Primary) should be highly skilled and adaptable to be able to provide an educational experience to all their pupils that makes a difference.
All trainees will have placements in both SEND and Primary. This is to ensure you are an all round practitioner who can enable learning in an ever increasingly changing classroom environment.
For those trainees who successfully complete our course, employment opportunities are available in both the SEND/Primary sectors.
All trainees are placed within outstanding schools with outstanding mentors. This ensures that all trainees are supported to reach their potential whilst being exposed to highly effective and innovative practice.
We place a large emphasis on trainee development and invest additional time to allow all trainees to access CPLD opportunities that improves awareness of educational theories and pedagogies which can be utilised in both the SEND and Primary sectors.
Our aim is to ensure all pupils receive the best education possible by enabling you to become the best teacher you can be.
About the accredited body
As an outstanding provider, the University of Derby provide excellent academic support and challenge to our trainees. The support and knowledge provided to our trainees through the University of Derby ensures that all are treated as an individual whilst also feeling part of a much larger collegiate group. Through level 7 studies and exposure to educational topics and pedagogies the University of Derby ensure that all trainees are adequately skilled to work and adapt in an ever changing classroom environment and profession.
Training with disabilities and other needs
Where possible we will provide support to trainees on an individual basis. If trainees require any support or access arrangements to our schools we endeavour to assist with this and create a bespoke level of support where required.
Apply on the UCAS website. You’ll need to register with UCAS before you can apply.
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Hayes Lane, Swanwick, Alfreton DE55 1AR
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