President Kennedy Teaching School Alliance
English (3FG9)

QTS full time with salary

Accredited body
The University of Warwick
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.

Date you can apply from
13 February 2019
Date course starts
August 2019
Vacancies
No

About the course

Financial support

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

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About the training provider

The President Kennedy Teaching School Alliance (PKTSA) is committed to recruiting and training outstanding, enthusiastic individuals, passionate about becoming outstanding teachers. With our partner schools we cover a wide area of the West Midlands; Worcestershire, South Birmingham, Hinckley, Coventry and Warwickshire. This geographical diversity provides opportunity for trainees to experience teaching in a wide variety of settings.

There are a range of schools in diverse contexts, including OFSTED 'Outstanding Providers', a 'World Class School' and another that has been awarded 'Transforming' status by the SSAT within the Framework for Exceptional Education.

PKTSA seeks to 'Build Brighter Futures Together'. Our values are based on the core principles of 'Students First; No Barriers; It's About Learning'. Our Initial Teacher Training provision was identified as ‘Outstanding’ by Warwick University in 2017 and our ITT Director, Aidan Jenkins, has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship within the Centre for Teacher Education at Warwick in recognition of his partnership work over a number of years.

During your training you will have specialist help from our Professional and Subject Mentors and develop your practical skills in the classroom, whilst gaining a theoretical understanding of teaching and learning. There will also be a complementary placement at one of our alliance schools.

On finishing your training you will be awarded Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). You will also be awarded a Post Graduate Certificate in Education and 60 Masters credits.

Please visit our website: PRESIDENTKENNEDYTSA.CO.UK

About the accredited body

A member of the Russell group of universities, The University of Warwick has an outstanding status as a provider of teacher training.

President Kennedy and our partner schools have a flourishing and enduring relationship with the university, which has been training teachers for over 50 years. 98% of the trainees complete the training, with 94% being either good or outstanding. 95% of graduates going on to employment in teaching.

It is worth noting, that upon completing the course you gain 90 credits at Master’s level for our MA in Professional Education, fast tracking you to stage 2 of the MA.

Training with disabilities and other needs

President Kennedy School moved into a brand new school building in 2017. The school encompasses many features that will improve the accessibility of disabled staff and students to access the curriculum, together with the physical environment to take better advantage of the education, benefits, facilities and services the school offers.

We are a fully inclusive mainstream school and we strive to ensure that all staff and students achieve their potential in all areas of the curriculum. Skills, resources and techniques we employ in order to achieve this are continually being developed and will be used to modify our provision to meet the changing requirements for individual colleagues.

Contact details

Email
katieirving@pks.coventry.sch.uk
Telephone
02476661416
Website
http://www.presidentkennedytsa.co.uk
Address
President Kennedy TSA
Rookery Lane
Coventry
West Midlands
CV6 4GL

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