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Becoming A Teacher

Entry Requirements

What do we require?

Entrants must hold a degree from a UK higher education institution or equivalent qualifi cation and also have GCSE Grade C or equivalent in Mathematics, English Language and Science. Our Accredited Provider, Essex Primary SCITT, adheres to the Government recommendation that the degree should be a 2:2 or above.

Skills Tests: Anyone applying for an initial teacher training (ITT) placement is required to have passed the skills tests before starting the course. Once an applicant has submitted an application form for an ITT course, he or she will be eligible to book skills tests via the DfE website.

What are we looking for?

Who should apply? Entrants will be expected to have had recent and relevant experience with primary aged children in an educational environment. They must demonstrate an ability to communicate clearly and accurately in Standard English.

The qualities we are looking for: We are looking for people with the potential to become outstanding practitioners who possess the ability to make a positive contribution to the lives of our students and the ethos of our alliance schools.

In particular we are seeking those with a commitment to:

  • helping our students achieve their best whatever their ability, social background or disposition.
  • being responsible for their own learning and development. In particular having the drive to keep up to date with current educational research and policies.
  • being open to coaching, support and advice from mentors and other professionals.

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Tracy Goodway

Chelmsford Teaching Schools Alliance
Newlands Spring Primary School
Dickens Place
Newlands Spring
Essex CM1 4UU
Tel: 01245 442031