In order to apply for a place on the SCITT course, or School Direct routes accredited by the SCITT, all applicants must:
– hold (or expect to gain before the start of the course), a UK recognised degree (preferably 2:1 or above) or equivalent.
–already hold GCSE Grade C or above in English and mathematics and be able to gain at least a Grade C in science, or equivalent, before the interview processes are finished.
-A commitment to undertake teacher training is a major step. As such it is important applicants make this commitment based on a first hand understanding of the pressures and rewards of working in a British primary school in the twenty first century. Applicants are strongly encouraged to have minimum of one week’s relevant and recent experience in a primary school. We feel this is advantageous to demonstrate your understanding of teaching and learning in your interview
-demonstrate that they can communicate accurately and effectively in spoken and written Standard English.
-demonstrate the capacity to meet all the required Standards by the end of their training and possess the appropriate personal and intellectual qualities to be teachers.
-pass health and DBS police checks and have the physical and mental fitness to teach.
All degree subjects will be considered, including subjects that are not directly linked to a National Curriculum subject.