SMĀĻ°ķ

Train to Teach

Teaching is a true vocation, providing incredibly rewarding experiences that shape the future of our young people. Share your passion for the subject, and for education, by training to teach in a SMĀĻ°ķ school.

Why Teach

At SMĀĻ°ķ we firmly believe that teaching allows us the opportunity and privilege to influence the most number of lives in our society. Education is the biggest catalyst to change in our wider communities. When you speak to anyone, they always remember their favourite teacher; one who helped shaped their personal and working lives.

As a teacher in our alliance you will be afforded the opportunity to inspire the next generation. You can help equip young people to have the skills, qualifications and attributes to be life longer learners in an ever changing world. At SMĀĻ°ķ it is also our mission and moral duty to create good, healthy and well-rounded citizens.

Training to Teach

For those wishing to train to teach, and the  are our Initial Teacher Training (ITT) providers and have recently been rated as “outstanding” by Ofsted. Through our partnership with a range of primary and secondary schools across Sussex, we offer a high quality, bespoke School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) programme. The courses from both providers run in tandem with each other and lead to the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and a Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE).

Benefits of Teach SouthEast

SMĀĻ°ķ deliver the training aspect of the Teach SouthEast SCITT programme in Sussex via primary and secondary hubs. The Sussex primary hub is based St Mary’s Catholic School in Worthing. Trainee teachers gather each Thursday for a day of pedagogical and subject-based training from experts across the partnership of schools. The trainees in the Sussex secondary hub meet for their training day each Friday, at St Philip Howard Catholic School in Barnham (near Fontwell, between Chichester and Arundel).

Our partnership of schools are passionate about training and developing the outstanding teachers of tomorrow. We are guided by a commitment to doing what is right for the students in our partnership schools and what is right for our trainees. We pride ourselves on being a caring provider, and it is this care that impacts everything we do – we nurture our trainees to discover their teaching potential.

High-quality training enables all trainees to develop into confident and competent professionals. Trainees are well prepared through first-rate placements which ensure that they gain substantial practical experience, developing their evaluative and practical teaching skills effectively. This is within a Home school placement, four days a week, with the fifth day spent receiving General Professional Studies and subject specific training. In-school expert mentors and external subject trainers have consistently high expectations and work collaboratively to ensure training is coherent and highly relevant to the needs of trainees.

With the vast majority of our trainees going on to be employed and progress their careers within our partnership of schools, there really is no better place to embark on your journey than SMĀĻ°ķ!

You will have the opportunity to train in one of our highly innovative and outstanding partner schools who put children and their learning at the heart of everything they do. Our moto is ‘getting better never stops’.

Outstanding

Teaching and learning is at the heart of everything that we do.

Ethos

We stem from a group of faith based schools where our ethos is unchanging, despite the ever dynamic world of educational reforms.

Support

From day one receive weekly one-to-one mentoring from our expert subject specialists and from your placement school’s Professional Studies programme. This runs in conjunction with the academic and pedagogical insight from the University of Sussex.

In addition, we offer bespoke half-termly training sessions in conjunction with Inspire.

Our School Direct Places

There has never been a better time to train to teach with attractive bursaries and early career payments of up to ÂŖ29k per year.

Successful completion of our School Direct courses lead to the awarding of a Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and up to 90 Masters (MA) credits.

Prerequisites for enrolment onto courses include the equivalent of a 2:2 degree or above, a GCSE in English and Maths at grade C (4) or above (plus a grade C (4) or above in Science for primary education).

Applications for School Direct placements at SMĀĻ°ķ can be made via the .

What we offer

We offer training for a wide variety of subjects

Biology
Business Studies
Chemistry
Design & Technology
English
Geography
History
Media Studies
Modern Languages
Music
Physical Education
Physics
Primary
Psychology
Religious Education
Sociology
Art & Design
Computing

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Apply for Teacher Training

If you are thinking of getting into teaching, training with SMĀĻ°ķ and Teach SouthEast could be for you please contact Terri Cashman, Recruitment Manager at:

tcashman@sphcs.co.uk

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