About the training provider
Transform Teaching School Alliance (TSA) is offering 10 Primary School Direct trainee places. You will receive support from experienced practitioners and specialists working across a range of primary, secondary and special schools in Transform TSA.
Transform offers the opportunity to be part of a unique Teacher Training community which brings together the expertise and experience of the University of Derby and our Alliance primaries to provide an innovative, high quality teacher training route and a source of quality new teachers for local schools.
Transform TSA is largely a primary-led Alliance of 48 schools from in and around Nottingham and Derby.
We are committed to nurturing and investing in their teachers and to developing an education system where:
• Trainees, teachers and leaders learn from the best, supported by a culture of coaching and mentoring, practice, sharing with peers.
• Talent development - our teachers are encouraged to lead and are given structure and stretching opportunities to grow and develop.
‘Transform has a very strong succession-planning, talent management and CPD ethos’ - National Teaching School Review
To support your application you will need to have completed School Based Experience Days. We will support you in organising these days. Please see http://www.transformteachingschool.co.uk
for further details.
Working in partnership with the University of Derby, an institution that is rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. All trainees who successfully complete the School Direct course with us will be recommended for Qualified Teacher Status and will gain a PGCE with masters level credits.
About the accredited body
The University of Derby has a rich heritage of teacher training dating back 165 years, we’re a major provider of newly qualified teachers in the East Midlands.
We have a strong reputation for nurturing successful, confident and forward-thinking teachers. Our teaching courses are highly regarded, with Ofsted awarding us an ‘Outstanding’ rating; ranked tenth in the country for undergraduate teacher training in the Good Teacher Training Guide 2017.
Practical teaching experience lies at the heart of all of our teacher training courses. High-quality placements will build your skills in the classroom and you’ll benefit from the support of expert mentors.
Training with disabilities and other needs
The University of Derby have a statement regarding their support: (https://www.derby.ac.uk/study/support/support-available/
Our schools have facilities to accommodate adult and children with a disability.
Please ensure you declare any disabilities or other needs on your UCAS application form.
Apply on the UCAS website. You’ll need to register with UCAS before you can apply.
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You’ll also need to choose a training location – select the relevant location name on the application form.
Brookhouse Street, Allenton, Derby, Derbyshire DE24 9BB
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