TRAIN TO TEACH (Graduate Trainee Teacher Programme)
Salary Grade: UQ1 - £17,208 per annum
Location: The Ridgeway School & Sixth Form College
Contract Type: Fixed Term for one year (in the first instance)
Closing Date: Wednesday 24th July 2019 (noon)
Interview Date: On application
Hours: 32.5 per week
Start: September 2019
Please note: Should a suitable candidate be identified during the vacancy live timescale, the vacancy may be closed early.
Graduates, are you interested in teaching?
Train to Teach at The Ridgeway School and Sixth Form College
We are looking for graduates who have a passion for education and their subject specialism, are positive, enthusiastic, organised, creative, flexible, and patient and have a desire to share these skills with young people of all abilities in the secondary age range in an 11-18 school.
Location and Subjects:
The Ridgeway School & Sixth Form College in Wroughton, Swindon working in partnership with an accredited University.
Secondary: Computer Science; English; Mathematics; Modern Foreign Languages; Biology; Chemistry; Physics, Design and Technology
About the role:
The Ridgeway School offers the school-led route into teaching and is accredited by the University of Reading. It is a two-year programme starting from September through to July and leads to the award of a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) with up to 60 level seven credits and Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
This will be a school based route for graduates to be fast tracked into teaching, and it provides a great experience if you want to train and learn ‘on the job’ whilst being paid. You will learn hands-on in the classroom and at the university. You will be part of a school based teaching team from the very start, receiving support from experienced teachers and mentors. You will have the opportunity to become immersed in school life, developing a greater understanding of teaching pedagogy, school systems and pastoral care to develop you into an excellent practitioner.
Importantly, you will access an outstanding academic programme of study at via an accredited route, which will support you to understand the theory behind teaching whilst developing and practising your skills in school.
For more information about this role, please email Alex Hill, Assistant Principal Teaching and Learning. Please click on the 'Apply Now' button for the full advert and contact details.
If you are passionate and motivated by improving the life chances of today’s young people then we would love to hear from you. Interviews will be held upon received suitable applications so please do not delay your application to avoid disappointment. We look forward to hearing from you!
We Can Offer You:
A good school and a highly supportive Senior Leadership Team
- An opportunity to develop your leadership skills with an eye towards further leadership.
- A well-resourced, hard-working and supportive team.
- Excellent care and support for all staff.
- Comprehensive induction and on-going opportunities for Professional Development.
- A positive and stimulating learning environment which values the contribution of all staff.
- Enthusiastic students, willing to learn.
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We know that your role requires you to put a lot of time and effort into it and because of this we believe you should be rewarded. As a White Horse Federation employee you will have access to benefits listed below.
Some benefits are accessible by all staff irrespective of their contract type (T). Some are only eligible to permanent (P) employees following a successful probation period as noted:
Car Purchase scheme (P)
- Reward Gateway discounts (P&T)
- Cashback healthcare plan (P)
- Discounted gym membership scheme (P&T)
- Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme (P)
- Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service (P&T)
- Excellent Pension scheme (P&T)
The Ridgeway School and Sixth Form College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.