Primary

The Primary programme is managed by Bourne Westfield Primary Academy and currently there are vacancies in all phases.

 

The programme takes place over an academic year, starting with induction in August and ending with our qualification celebration in the summer. Every Friday, your core training takes place in and around the SCITT’s associate schools and then you spend the remaining four days in your host training school, working with your team and your classes. You gradually assume responsibility for your teaching over the course of the year but the pace of this is tailored for trainees from all backgrounds. Our primary school partners can be found on the ‘Partners’ menu and these are the schools which may be available to host your training.

 

We offer a number of different courses, all of which lead to Qualified Teacher Status.

The first three routes (below) come with an additional option of a Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) awarded by the University of Hull. The training calendar and key tasks are the same for SD (fee) and SD (salaried) but trainees taking up the optional PGCE qualification at an additional cost of £800 (taking the fee total to £9000) are required to do extra academic assignments. The guidance for these is given in extra academic writing sessions, provided by University of Hull staff.

The School Direct Training Programme (Fee-paying) -Fee to train: £8200 

The SD (fee) route is offered where we hope there will be a job at the end of it, if not in your training school then possibly in another school across the partnership. This is a fee-paying route but can be

funded by tuition fees which may be obtained from the Student Loans Company (SLC) or directly from the Trainee or sponsor. The SD (fee) route runs as a full time 1 year course and this programme will lead to the award of QTS.  (PGCE option available – see below).

The School Direct Training Programme (Salaried) - Salaries start from £16298 

SD (salaried) is for high quality graduates, usually with at least three years’ relevant work experience, although this doesn’t have to be in schools. Your training school pays you a salary during your training but this is a work based route into teaching and so you will have your own (reduced) timetable from the beginning of the year. This programme will lead to the award of QTS. (PGCE option available – see below) SD (salaried) route runs as a full time 1-year course and there is the likelihood of employment at the end of it. Prospective candidates are expected to be career changers, who can bring valuable skills and experience to the profession.

Provider-led (SCITT) Training Places (Fee Paying) - Fee to train: £8200

The SCITT provider-led route is a fee-paying route but can be funded by tuition fees which may be obtained from the Student Loans Company (SLC) or directly from the Trainee or sponsor. This programme will lead to the award of QTS (PGCE option available) and runs as a full time 1-year course. There is no commitment to employment on this route although many trainees on this route have been snapped up by schools in our association.

 

The Assessment Only Route (AOR) - Fee to train: £2500

This route is available for candidates currently working as teachers in schools but who do not have QTS. Candidates must be currently working in a school, have two years’ teaching experience and have the support of the headteacher to evidence their suitability to teach and their ability to evidence all the standards for QTS without the need for any further training. All other criteria (GCSEs, degree etc) must be fulfilled.

FUNDING

There is lots of financial support available to help fund school-led training. Depending on your degree class and the subject you want to teach, you could be eligible for a generous tax-fee bursary or scholarship. If not, you’ll still have access to standard loans and grants to cover your training.
Please note that the funding table below is for a 2017 start, the information will be updated as soon as the 2018 information is released.

For more information on the training route / requirements / funding, please see the A Guide to School Direct and its associated documents available on the Teaching Agency website  https://getintoteaching.education.gov.uk/bursaries-and-funding