Primary with Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee School, Horsham Accredited provider: University of Chichester

Course offered
QTS full time
Financial support
Student finance if you’re eligible
Qualification
QTS

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

If you want to teach in the rest of the UK or internationally, consider a course that gives you the qualification ‘postgraduate certificate in education with qualified teacher status’ instead.

Course length
1 year
Date you can apply from
9 October 2018
Date course starts
September 2019

About the course

The School Direct Training Programme is for high quality graduates who want to be part of a school team from day one.

Funded by tuition fees, this fee is accessed by the trainee through the Student Loan Company. In addition, trainees may be eligible for an additional bursary based on subject and degree classification along with a free school meals premium. This can be applied for from the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL).

Trainees will be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) qualification on successful completion. PGCE is a Masters level and includes successful recommendation for QTS, a statutory number of training days at the university and three academic assignments.

You will receive a comprehensive school/alliance training programme which is delivered throughout the year.

Interview process

All applicants to apply through UCAS, ensuring that personal statements are current, entry requirements are met, references are complete, school experience is documented, educational history is current and skills tests are completed.

Selected candidates will be invited to a tour of the school, a short teaching activity and reflection and then a personal interview.

Applicants will be notified via UCAS.

How school placements work

Many Special Schools within our Alliance are offering Primary Training places with the University of Chichester.

Trainee's will also need to complete a second placement in a mainstream setting, working with a different key stage to their main placement .

Fees

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

Funded by tuition fees, this fee is accessed by the trainee through the Student Loan Company. In addition, trainees may be eligible for an additional bursary based on subject and degree classification along with a free school meals premium. This can be applied for from the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL).

Financial support

You may be eligible for a loan while you study.

Financial support if you’re from outside the UK.

Requirements

Qualifications

Primary School Direct Tuition route - A good honours degree with the potential to become an outstanding teacher and at least four weeks' primary school experience.

GCSEs - All applicants must have at least five GCSE passes including English Language and Mathematics. Primary applicants must also have achieved a Grade C or above in Science.

Non-native speakers of English - IELTS 7.0 in all elements.

Personal qualities

The STAGE Teaching School is looking for applicants with a sense of purpose, inquiry, enthusiasm and thirst for learning.

The programme is challenging and rigorous and you will need to be resilient, resourceful and hard working.

A sense of humour and a positive outlook are essential qualities to join our team.

About the training provider

The STAGE Teaching School Alliance is an excellent partnership to train and work in. It provides a unique school-based learning opportunity in partnership with the University of Chichester.

We try to create an environment in which staff, pupils and trainee teachers alike, feel valued and supported.

The STAGE Teaching School Alliance is an inspirational partnership of special schools all based within West Sussex. Many of our partner schools have achieved Outstanding Ofsted ratings. Our staff are our most valuable resource and have a proven track record in training and professional development. We have excellent in-school mentors who will guide trainees through their training at every step of the way. Our teachers are excellent practitioners with exemplary behaviour management skills and are eager to share their skills, knowledge and practice with the next generation of teachers.

Training with disabilities and other needs

Disability Access

Applicants who would benefit from disabled access should let us know on their application so they can be considered for places in appropriate schools.

Contact details

Email
head@qe2school.co.uk
Telephone
01403266215
Address
QEII School
Comptons Lane
Horsham
West Sussex

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: 2FP
  • Training programme code: 39HS

Choose a training location

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

Code Name Address
- Main Site Comptons Lane, Horsham, West Sussex RH13 5NW

Advice and support

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