Training to teach is both rewarding and challenging. We are looking for people who have the determination to succeed, a commitment to working hard and the ability to work with others. To be a successful trainee with us, you will need excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You will be able to show enthusiasm for your subject and demonstrate a strong desire to work with children and make a difference in their lives. You will be willing to listen to advice and act on it in order to continually improve and develop as a teacher. In addition, you will need to have a good understanding of what working as a teacher involves and an awareness of the rewards and challenges that a career in teaching involves.
If you meet all of the entry requirements and can demonstrate through your personal statement that you have compelling reasons for wishing to train to be a teacher, you will be invited to interview.
The assessment day is a half-day and will be based in one of the lead schools. You will complete a number of tasks during the day which may include: