Forge TSA
Primary (38CC)

QTS full time

Accredited body
Sheffield Hallam University
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
8 October 2019
Date course starts
September 2020

About the course

You will receive on the job training through links with SHU and our community of schools. New in 2019/20 - students will be in school 3 days a week, Training for 2 - one with SHU and one day on our bespoke Taught Training Sessions led by Specialist Leaders in Education.

Quality Assessed internally by our QA and externally by SHU.

Placements are found by the Forge team for you and take into consideration your geographical residence.

Interview process

Following SHU guidelines a formal interview takes place in front of a panel - including our QA. You will be asked to perform a short teaching task and respond to a set bank of questions.

How school placements work

Placements are found by the Forge team for you and take into consideration your geographical residence. You will be allocated 2 placements for the duration of the course. One in KS1 and another in KS2

You will need to gain experience across all Key Stages during the year.

Fees

The course fees for 2020/2021 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.

Find out about financial support if you’re from outside the UK.

Financial support from the training provider

Occassionally we are able to offer a bursary to our most outstanding students to support in their training.

Some costs may be reimbursed.

Requirements

Qualifications

You must hold your Degree - 2:1 or 2:2

and GCSE qualifications in English, Maths and Science at Grade C (4) or above.

Personal qualities

We are looking for enthusiasm for Education and the ability to inspire our children to aspire.

Other requirements

Subject to successful completion of DBS

About the training provider

Forge TSA are a collective of schools that cross 3 Local Authorities in the South Yorkshire area. We offer a bespoke package with a wealth of subject specialist locally and nationally acknowledged trainers. Cutting edge practice in teaching and assessment strategies. Make the most of our training facilities and breadth of teaching experience modeled across a variety of types of schools, Academy, LA maintained and church schools.

In 2018/19 delivering Primary Education Training

2019/20 delivering training across Primary and Secondary Education

Training with disabilities and other needs

Our bespoke package includes links to support from speech and language experts, expert SEND professionals and trained Mental Health First Aiders who can support pupils and students towards their academic potential

Contact details

Email
joliver@be.jmat.org.uk
Telephone
01709 763905
Address
Forge TSA, Barnsley Road
Wath-upon-Dearne
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
S63 6PY

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: 2HA
  • Training programme code: 38CC

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
Main Site
Barnsley Road, Wath-upon-Dearne, Rotherham, South Yorkshire S63 6PY
Yes -

Support and advice

For questions about this course you should contact the training provider using the contact details above.

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