School Direct is a new route into teaching. Whether you have just finished a degree, or have been working in a career for many years School Direct offers a brilliant teacher training opportunity. Okehampton Primary School, in partnership with Exeter University, are offering both salaried and non-salaried School Direct placements for 2016-2017. We are calling for applications from the most able graduates in the region.
Your training will be based in our school, learning on the job alongside outstanding practitioners with all the support and guidance required for success close at hand. We are currently offering 6 School Direct placements for the 2016-17 academic year. The resulting qualification is accredited as a PGCE with QTS.
Salaried School Direct
Applications for the 2016-2017 Salaried Programme are now open via the UCAS website
Non-salaried School Direct
Applications for the 2016-2017 Non-Salaried Programme are now open via the UCAS website
Both programmes run for one year and successful completion will lead to the award of a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).
We are looking for candidates who:
You must have:
In order to submit your application, you will be required to confirm that you meet the eligibility requirements for School Direct.
We can offer:
§ an individualised training programme for all trainees
§ access to outstanding practice in teaching and learning
§ access to a range of school settings within the Dartmoor Cooperative Trust
§ support from trained and experienced mentors.
Our training programme is tried and tested
Joe trained at Okehampton Primary School through our School Direct Programme qualifying in 2015. He is now one of our team of Reception teachers and was also winner of Exeter University’s Ted Wragg Award 2015.
Please pay us a visit!
We welcome visits from anyone interested in applying to train with us. In fact we recommend that all applicants arrange to visit our school before completing the application process.
Please contact the school to arrange an appointment or for further details.
firstname.lastname@example.org sch.uk or 01837 52866
As part of the application process you will be required to submit a personal statement. This is your opportunity to explain why the school should offer you a place on the programme. As there is considerable competition for places, we recommend that you spend some time writing, drafting and checking this before submitting your application.