Why Us?

The outcomes of the SCITT lead the field nationally and regionally in terms of NQT satisfaction, awarding Qualified Teaching Status and employment rates . The most recent NQT survey provider level results are shown in the chart and tables below:

Most recent NQT survey:  How Primary NQTs rated the overall quality of training Very  Good Good Satisfactory Poor
Leicester & Leicestershire SCITT / School Direct Partners 94% 6% 0% 0%
National results 43% 46% 10% 1%

Over the last 3 years the Leicester Leicestershire SCITT / School Direct data is:

  • 100% of trainees* have been in employment contracts as NQTs.
  • 99% of our trainees have  graded by schools and the SCITT as `Good’ or Outstanding’ (78%) against the Teachers’ Standards at the end of training
  • 96% of trainees starting the training gained QTS in the last 3 years (National figure 90%)

All trainees on the Leicester and Leicestershire SCITT and School Direct routes benefit from:

    • charismatic and expert trainers, actively engaged in raising standards in local schools;
    • a clear emphasis on putting theory into practice in both the central and school based training;
    • experience in teaching on block placements in three contrasting primary schools;
    • teaching across the Early Primary (3-7yrs) or Primary (5-11yr) age range, working with pupils from rich and diverse cultural backgrounds;
    • experiencing training and working in an outstanding special school;
    • gaining an internationally recognised full PGCE qualification with Masters level credits, accredited the University of Leicester;
    • outstanding personalised support from a close-knit group of fellow trainees and dedicated trainers, with whom you are likely to form very strong links and friendships

If you are interested in joining a personalised, supportive but professional training programme, with outstanding results, contact the Leicester and Leicestershire SCITT for up to date information on our vacancies and interviews:   admin@leics-scitt.co.uk 

*those actively seeking employment