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02/04/21

Calling all maths teachers looking for a new challenge!! We are currently advertising for a Maths Lead Practitioner to join our wonderful team! https://t.co/skEpQc9SZE

02/04/21

We are very pleased that one of our fundamental T&L strategies are helping colleagues at the University of Cambridge! https://t.co/SSapqffvqh

01/04/21

Retweeted From Jo Tanner 💙

It was great to be able to visit - first time this academic year! No doubt that it's been really challenging, for everyone, but as ever, it's great to see and hear the commitment of our teaching and support staff. Now go and enjoy a well-earned break! https://t.co/ogx5w8ukhY

01/04/21

Retweeted From Mrs Singleton 🧬🦠

OPPORTUNITY!!! We are looking for an in to join team . We are based in Croydon and if you would like to know anything more about the school please do let me know- happy to chat! https://t.co/AUopmu7lI3

29/03/21

Retweeted From Mrs Singleton 🧬🦠

Thank you so so much to the superb for live streaming in to my year 10 triple classroom today to give a talk about neuroscience and behaviour and the benefits of studying a PhD! loved it- their feedback was great! https://t.co/aY9zErIK6p

28/03/21

Retweeted From Mrs Singleton 🧬🦠

STUNNING lockdown work from year 11 handed in today. Great to see such hard work through testing times for our students! This really does embody our core value of https://t.co/tbINiBpfbA

28/03/21

Retweeted From SM1/7Jobs

Senior Attendance Officer F/T https://t.co/AELDbzucK1 closes 4th May

28/03/21

Retweeted From Nicola Foster 💙 👩‍🏫👩‍💻

Super proud of our boy 💛 keep being you! https://t.co/qPfKfBdTsX

28/03/21

Retweeted From Esther Brooks

Always pleased to read T&L staff bulletins on a Saturday morning - proud that our team is relentlessly focused on teaching and learning. Thank you for inspiring the Chestnut team with these bulletins! https://t.co/J3MdeohcgM

22/03/21

Retweeted From Researchers in Schools

Dr Davies is our participant this week! Sheona completed her thesis at and teaches at https://t.co/uSwAYKOz5e

20/03/21

👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 https://t.co/aY9mjEXIjA

11/03/21

Calling all of Team Meridian we have been nominated!! Let’s get behind our wonderful school! The more nominations the better! It would be great for our parents and carers to help us win this! https://t.co/vyJJj239Dp

07/03/21

Retweeted From Esther Brooks

Looking forward to welcoming back to school from Monday and using the new business and hospitality facilities. The new science mural is almost finished! https://t.co/BYAHOmBWR9

26/02/21

Retweeted From Mrs Singleton 🧬🦠

ALERT 🚨 **** has arrived! We are looking for an in to join our wonderful team . We are building capacity as more of our students have a passion for a career in science! So if you want to know more please DM me https://t.co/aegVvzklIO

24/02/21

Retweeted From Mrs Singleton 🧬🦠

Exciting opportunity! Second in charge of maths position available... come and join us on our incredible journey (Please RT) https://t.co/gIEUII1Bkq

20/02/21

So proud of our very own Dr D! Part of our superb teaching team https://t.co/ClwVnatQDu

29/01/21

Retweeted From MrBoycePe

Well-being Friday 10K ✅ https://t.co/ilqBREbZjz

29/01/21

Retweeted From Mrs Singleton 🧬🦠

T&L bulletin issue 7- this is all about modelling and how it can support learners. If you enjoy it please share 😁 https://t.co/Q6JvtvapZN

Get into teaching- GLF teaching School

Get into Teaching with GLF Schools’ Teacher Training

Why us?

We believe that the best place for trainee teachers to learn how to become excellent classroom practitioners is in schools. We offer Initial Teacher Training (ITT) through a variety of routes where trainees spend the majority of their time in a school environment, whilst receiving high quality support and training.  Learning in this way means that trainees feel part of the school community in which they train.  It allows schools to grow their own and offer successful candidates a long-term career pathway that goes well beyond Initial Teacher Training.

First rate training programme:  As an Accredited Provider of Initial Teacher Training and a national Teaching School, we provide all our trainees with a first rate professional training experience. All of our placement schools have significant experience in delivering Initial Teacher Training and are able to provide a consistently high quality setting for their trainees.

High quality mentoring:  Every trainee is allocated a mentor who is a subject specialist and will offer personalised support and guidance throughout the year. Weekly mentor meetings will focus on setting short and long-term targets and reviewing progress against the Teachers’ Standards.

Alliance-based training:  Trainees follow a bespoke and carefully devised Professional Studies Programme, delivered by our very best practitioners, one day per week. Training sessions take the form of seminars, lectures or workshops and focus on the development of both subject knowledge and pedagogical expertise. Training covers all eight Teachers’ Standards that trainees must meet in order to receive Qualified Teacher Status at the end of the course. Placement schools also offer a professional development programmes which trainees can access when in school.

Second school placements: Our partnership provides opportunities for trainees to experience a contrasting school setting in their second placement. Second school placements are organised by the SCITT and take into account individual needs and circumstances.

Induction: In order to help trainees prepare for the year ahead and ensure that salaried trainees are able to teach from the start of the academic year, trainees attend an Induction Programme in June. The induction period is remunerated for salaried trainees, unless otherwise specified by the employing school.

Networking and cross-school development opportunities: Working within a successful partnership of schools provides trainees with opportunities to share good practice and visit other schools, thus benefitting from the expertise of a wide range of highly skilled professionals.

Employment opportunities: 100% of trainees who gained QTS through us were subsequently successful in finding employment and most within our partnership.

GLF Schools’ Partnership

GLF Schools’ Teacher Training has established an alliance of highly successful primary and secondary schools across Surrey and beyond. We are fortunate to work with partner schools who offer a variety of diverse settings and who all share a commitment to Initial Teacher Training and staff development with outstanding learning and teaching at its core.

Routes into Teaching

SCITT Core (fee-funded)

This is a one year programme for high quality graduates (ideally 2:2 or above) who want to be part of a school team from day one. Upon successful completion of the course, trainees gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). There is also an option to study for a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and 60 Masters credits with Roehampton University.

Salaried School Direct

This is an employment-based course for career changers with at least two years work experience and a good Degree (ideally 2:2 or above). Trainees are employed as unqualified teachers and earn a salary while they train. Upon successful completion of the course, trainees gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and akin to the SCITT Core programme, can also undertake the PGCE qualification.

Please note that only QTS is required in order to apply for a teaching post in any maintained school in England. PGCE is an additional postgraduate qualification which a number of trainees might choose to study for, but which is not a requirement to find employment.

How to apply (primary and secondary)

All applications need to be made through the single admissions system for Initial Teacher Training, UCAS Teacher Training (UTT).  Recruitment for the academic year 2018/19 opens on 26 October 2017; the recruitment system with GLF Schools’ Teacher Training will remain open until August 2018.

There are two opportunities to apply:

  • Apply 1: up to three applications (any route), which will be considered at the same time
  • Apply 2: open to applicants who were not successful through Apply 1. Applicants make one choice at a time, which will be considered sequentially. Apply 1 will continue to run for new applicants

All decisions will be communicated within 40 working days of application.

Candidates whose initial application is successful will be invited for a whole day selection process in one of our partner schools.

Useful links:

www.education.gov.uk/get-into-teaching

Funding: www.education.gov.uk/get-into-teaching/funding/postgraduate-funding

Professional Skills Tests: ww.sta.education.gov.uk

If you have any queries about Initial Teacher Training, please contact us: 

Twitter: @GLFSchoolsSCITT