About the course
The programme consists of school-centred training opportunities from the beginning of September through to the end of June.
Four days per week will be spent in school observing, planning and teaching. This will lead to solo teaching. One day per week will be spent in a teaching and learning conference day, which will usually be held at one of the Trinity partners’ centres.
The majority of the conferences will focus on planning for learning and teaching, and providing you with the knowledge, skills and understanding required for you to be a highly effective teacher.
Other conferences will have an academic focus where you will work with staff from Liverpool John Moores University to develop Masters Level 7 work.
How school placements work
Your two school placements will be tailored to your needs.
Additional opportunities will include beyond your two main schools may include:
• A primary school for those specialising in Secondary education
• A secondary for those specialising in Primary education
• An opportunity to visit or be placed for a full placeement at an SEND school
• A Sixth Form experience
As you progress through the programme, your timetable and teaching load will be bespoke to your needs, determined by your confidence and competence on the programme. There is an expectation that your teaching allocation will increase gradually across the course.
The course fees for 2020/2021 are as follows:
You could be eligible for either:
- a scholarship of £28,000
- a bursary of £26,000
To qualify for a scholarship you’ll need a degree of 2:1 or above in Computing or a related subject. For a bursary you’ll need a 2:2 or above in any subject.
You can’t claim both a bursary and a scholarship - you can only claim one.
Find out how to apply for a scholarship. You don’t need to apply for a bursary - if you’re eligible, you’ll automatically start receiving it once you begin your course. Find out about eligibility for bursaries and how you’ll be paid.
You may also be eligible for a loan while you study.
Find out about financial support if you’re from outside the UK.
- Degree in a relevant subject
- Grade C/4 GCSEs in English Language and Mathematics
-Recent and relevant experience or working with young people with the ability to relate to and engage with young people – if none, do not worry we can help you to gain this either before or after interview, please contact us.
-Commitment to a career in teaching
-Effective communication skills
-Excellent interpersonal skills
-Strong subject knowledge, though Subject Knowledge Enhancement opportunities are available.
About the training provider
Trinity Teaching Alliance operates as a hub of Endeavour Learning. Endeavour Learning, which is rated as an Outstanding provider by Ofsted (2015-2016), is a group of North-West schools who are responsible for the design and delivery of a high quality School Centred Initial Teacher Training programme.
Trinity echoes the aims of the Endeavour Learning SCITT. We aim to prepare trainees to become the very best teachers they can become. We provide inspiring and high-quality training in a range of schools.
The Endeavour Learning SCITT programme leads to qualified teacher status (QTS) and the award of Postgraduate Certificate of Education through Liverpool John Moores University.
In addition, you will have access to:
· A dedicated Personal Tutor from the Alliance, a Professional Mentor and a Curriculum Mentor during your placements
· A range of opportunities and experiences in schools
· Extended placements in two schools
· Support with your growing subject knowledge development;
All applications are judged on merit and Trinity Teaching Alliance. For more information, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org
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:
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You’ll also need to choose a training location – select the relevant location name on the application form.
Golborne High School
Golborne High School, Warrington, Wigan WA3 3EL
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