Norfolk Academies
Physical Education (3XXG)

QTS full time teaching apprenticeship

Accredited body
Norfolk Teacher Training Centre
Financial support
Salary
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
the equivolant of 4 school terms
Date you can apply from
9 May 2019
Date course starts
September 2019
Website
http://www.norfolkttc.org.uk
Vacancies
No

About the course

On this course you will learn how to develop your subject knowledge within the context of the PE curriculum, from Key Stage 3 to Key Stage 5.

We will support you as you explore ways of translating your subject knowledge in to effective and engaging learning activities. Throughout your training year you will encounter and explore different methods for using your knowledge and enthusiasm in order to grow in to a teacher whose work inspires young minds.

We will involve you in developing your own understanding of the structure of the PE curriculum, and you will learn how to use this as the basis from which to build consistently strong lessons. You will learn the craft of lesson planning, creating learning-centred activities alongside a clear vision for how young minds learn. You will be supported in learning how to assess pupil progress and how to use the results of your assessments in order to refine your lessons. All our programmes help trainee teachers to channel their enthusiasm for their age phase specialism in to lessons which are grounded in key principles of the curriculum and a commitment to see pupils achieve. You will explore how data is used in education to monitor and plan for progress.

Importantly, you will also come to share our vision of how PE teaching contributes to the lives of development of young learners and prepares them for their schooling ahead. As with all our programmes, you will learn a range of strategies for promoting and securing excellent behaviours for learning which have achievement and self-confidence at their core.

As an apprentice, your school based experience will be underpinned by a professional development programme. You will grow your understanding of the teaching profession and the key issues which shape educational provision for young people. The programme provides you with constant opportunities to reflect on your professional practice and to acquire a depth of professional understanding of teaching, learning and assessment.

Throughout the programme, you will be supported by your mentor who will be a PE specialist who understands your needs and with whom you can work in partnership to ensure you have a fantastic and fulfilling year.

As part of our apprenticeship programme, you will also be supposed by our specialist team who can support you in achieving the Apprenticeship Standards in your end point assessment.

Interview process

What are we looking for?

We are looking for people who can show that they are committed to working with young people and joining the teaching profession.

As an apprentice, you will already have good experience working in a school and supporting learning.

If your previous professional experience is directly related to working with young learners, we want to hear from you.

How we select our trainees:

Interviews will be held at City College Norwich and will involve candidates in a full day of activities designed to test suitability to teach. Candidates will be asked to take part in an interview task, group exercises and have a one to one interview. You will receive a brief from us so you know what to prepare for your interview. We strongly believe that interviews should be a two way process, so we aim to give you as much information on NTTC as possible and answer the questions we know you will have.

How school placements work

Placements are based on where we know we are able to offer excellent mentoring and great opportunities to develop knowledge of the PE curriculum.

All trainees follow a programme of 4 days per week in school and 1 day at college. You will be placed at a minimum of two schools during the year which will offer you contrasting experiences of education in our region.

All trainees will gain experience teaching Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 with Key Stage 5 enhancement work.

Salary

Salary is in line with DfE recommendations for the Apprenticeship route in to teaching.

Unqualified Teacher pay scale - approximately £16,626 minimum. Salary dependent on employing School.

Financial support

Financial support isn’t available for this course because it comes with a salary.

If you choose a course without a salary, you may be eligible for financial support while you study, including bursaries, scholarships and loans.

Requirements

Qualifications

You will have achieved a good class in your degree which will be directly related to teaching. In addition you will have a C or above in English and Mathematics at GCSE.

You will also have passed the national skills tests prior to the start of the course.

Personal qualities

Most importantly, you will be able to demonstrate why you want to work with young children and prove your commitment to the primary sector.

Other requirements

For our apprenticeship programme you will be expected to teach from very early on in your training. Therefore it is important that you already have a good experience of working with young people in school.

About the training provider

Secondary

Working closely with our partner schools across the region, the Attleborough Academy Partnership offers 11 to 19 experience across a broad range of subjects and schools. We provide a tailor-made route in to teaching with our school based programme. Our well qualified and motivated mentors are at the heart of our programmes, offering the opportunity to develop subject knowledge alongside engaging classroom activities.

Primary

With a growing number of partner schools across the region we will be offering apprenticeship places in a broad range of schools, from urban to rural. This new apprenticeship model provides an ideal way for new teachers to move into the classroom with a fully supportive programme and a salary. We are a leading proiver of Apprenticeships in the region.

Whether Secondary QTS, or Primary Apprenticeship, our well qualified and motivated mentors are at the heart of all our programmes.

Training with disabilities and other needs

Working with City College Norwich we are able to work closely with all our learners to ensure that all needs are supported in an atmosphere of inclusivity. If you have any special needs, please talk to us in confidence during your interview and we will ensure that the most appropriate and individualised learning plan is put in place.

Contact details

Email
EnquiriesNTTC@ccn.ac.uk
Telephone
01603773708
Website
http://www.norfolkttc.org.uk
Address
Attleborough Academy Partnership
9 Norwich Road
Attleborough
Norfolk
NR17 2AJ

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