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The Greater Manchester Bright Futures
SCITT
When I am a qualified teacher...
SCITT
School Centered Initial Teacher Training
Why use school centered training?
 Majority of training takes place in schools
 Work with outstanding teachers and experienced practitioners from day one
of the course
 Access a high quality and innovative training programme
 Delivered by first-class educational practitioners
 We are hugely experienced in ITT and are now taking the next step
“In a completely rational society, the best of us would be
teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for
something less”
Why choose school based training?
“I like a teacher who gives you something to take home
to think about besides homework”
The course
 The SCITT is led by two outstanding schools (Altrincham Grammar School
for Girls and St Bede Primary Academy), with a track record of delivering
high quality training
 A hands-on approach to teacher training
 Experienced classroom practitioners
 Variety of school settings
 A carousel of training tailored to interests/ambitions
 A mindfulness element
“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his
influence stops ”
The finished article
 Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) 11-16 or 5-11 recommended by the SCITT
 Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) awarded by our Russell
Group partner, the University of Manchester
 QTS – allows you to take up a teaching post in England and Wales teaching
any age group
 PGCE – even more transferrable across countries – recognised throughout
the world
 60 M Level credits which can be put toward a Master’s Qualification
 The aim is to employ trainees in schools across the alliance
“Only a teacher? Thank God I have a calling to the
greatest profession of all! I must be vigilant every day,
lest I lose one fragile opportunity to improve tomorrow. ”
Supportive mentoring
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A SCITT mentor/tutor
A professional tutor in your teaching placement
A subject/classroom tutor
Weekly mentor meetings
Weekly observations
Professional studies sessions
“The average teacher explains complexity; the gifted
teacher reveals simplicity”
The course – an example
Week Beginning Week Mon
0
24/08/2015
1 BH
31/08/2015
2T
07/09/2015
3 SPI1
14/09/2015
4 TP1
21/09/2015
5 KS
28/09/2015
6 TP1
05/10/2015
7 TP1
12/10/2015
8 TP1
19/10/2015
9 DS
26/10/2015
10 TP1
02/11/2015
11 TP1
09/11/2015
12 TP1
16/11/2015
13 TP1
23/11/2015
14 TP1
30/11/2015
15 SPI2
07/12/2015
16 TP1
14/12/2015
Tue Wed
S
T
T
T
T
SPI1 SPI1
TP1 TP1
KS KS
TP1 TP1
TP1 TP1
TP1 TP1
DS DS
TP1 TP1
TP1 TP1
TP1 TP1
TP1 TP1
TP1 TP1
SPI2 SPI2
TP1 DS
Thu
S
T
T
MT1
TP1
KS
TP1
TP1
TP1
DS
TP1
TP1
TP1
TP1
TP1
SPI2
DS
Fri
T
T
T
TP1
T
TP1
T
TP1
DS
T
MT2
T
TP1
T
SPI2
T
”“The job of an educator is to teach students to see the
vitality in themselves”
The course – a training day
 A typical day
 Secondary example
 Professional studies – the fabric of teaching
 What is lesson planning?
 Subject specific studies – pedagogy
 Understanding statistics
 Humanities for Key Stage two
 Practical lessons and science experiments
 Observation & teaching
 Theory into practice
 Reflection
 What did you see?
 What did you learn?
 What would you do differently?
“Every truth has four corners: as a teacher I give you
one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.”
The course – teaching practice
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Term one: 40% of a typical timetable
 Secondary example
Term two: 50% of a typical timetable
Term three: 60% of a typical timetable
Leading to around 80% near the end of the course
Main placement
Contrasting placement
Carousels of training
Enrichment phase
“Good teaching is more a giving of right questions than
a giving of right answers”
Additional school input form experts
SEND
SMSC
Behaviour
More able
pupils
Numeracy
Phonics
Computing
Literacy
The course – M level training
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Around five days only at University
Input at Master’s level
Four Master’s level assignments
Fit into QTS
Lead to PGCE
Develop research skills
Access to UoM library and online services
Access to other UoM services
“Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee”
Subject offered for 2015-16
 Subjects offered for SCITT training are
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English (Secondary)
Mathematics (Secondary)
Physics (Secondary)
Chemistry (Secondary)
Biology (Secondary)
Primary
 Subjects offered for School Direct training are
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History (MMU)
Geography (MMU)
Art & Design (MMU)
Modern Foreign languages (University of Manchester)
“There's no word in the language I revere more than
'teacher.' My heart sings when a kid refers to me as his
teacher, and it always has. ”
Entry requirements
 A UK degree of classification 2.1 or higher
 We will consider applicants with a 2.2 in certain circumstances, for example,
relevant work experience
 No approved subject list but for secondary applications at least 50% of the
degree course must be in the subject in which you wish to train
 Subject Knowledge Enhancement courses are available for people wishing
to teach Maths, Physics or Chemistry
 At least 5 GCSEs grade A*-C with GCSE grade C or above in both English
and Mathematics and a grade C in GCSE Science for applicants in Primary
education. (A grade of B or above is preferred in all subjects)
 Five days of experience in a UK school
“Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one
day with a great teacher. ”
What are we looking for?
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A passion for your subject/learning
The potential to teach
Excellent subject knowledge
Resilience
Enthusiasm
“The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but
warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for
the soul of the child. ”
Your application
 Get your details right
 Give clear details about your education and especially your degree content
 Get your references ready
 Ideally, one of your references will be from someone in education who you’ve
been working or dealing with recently
 Recent graduates need to have an academic referee
 For others, a professional referee is required
 The Personal Statement
 Think back to what we are looking for – use this to write your statement
 Why teaching: why that subject or age range?
 Describe your school experience – don’t just tell us what you did but what did
you get out of it? What did you learn? What do you need to do next?
 Poor literacy = poor application – proof read
 The personal statement is part of the selection process
“You can’t direct the wind but you can adjust the sails”
The selection process
 The application form - why you wish to enter the teaching profession and
your additional skills and experiences
 A recruitment day at one of our Alliance schools
 A short teaching activity
 Interview with staff from the SCITT and Alliance schools
 Subject knowledge audit - diagnostic
 Disclosure and barring service check (DBS)
“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains.
The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher
inspires. ”
Fees and funding
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School-centred training course fees are £9,000
Tuition fee loans are available through Student Finance England
Bursaries are available for applicants in shortage subjects
All of the subjects we offer attract bursaries
“The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening
the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of
satisfying it afterwards. ”
Bursary information
 The 2015/16 bursaries are shown below
Scholarship 1st/PhD
2:1/Masters
2.2
Other(3)
Physics
£25,000
£25,000
£25,000
£15,000
£9,000
Maths
£25,000
£25,000
£20,000
£15,000
£9,000
Chemistry
£25,000
£25,000
£20,000
£15,000
£0
Languages
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£25,000
£20,000
£15,000
£0
Biology
-
£15,000
£12,000
£10,000
£0
Geography
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£12,000
£9,000
£4,000
£0
£9,000
£4,000
£0
£0
English,
history, primary
“The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery. ”
The teachers pathway & training
Trainee
• SCITT Training, PTI
NQT
• Improving teacher Programme
RQT
• Outstanding teacher programme
Middle Leader
• NPQML, SLE
Senior Leader
• NPQSL
Head
• NPQH, LLE, NLE
“He who dares to teach must never cease to learn”
How to apply
 All teacher training applications are done via UCAS
 www.ucas.com/apply/teacher-training
 Applications are open
“Be all that you can be. Find your future--as a teacher. ”
What it means to be a teacher
“They may forget what you said but they will never
forget how you made them feel”
The quotes
“In a completely rational society, the best of us would be
teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for
something less”
“There's no word in the language I revere more than
'teacher.' My heart sings when a kid refers to me as his
teacher, and it always has. ”
“I like a teacher who gives you something to take home
to think about besides homework”
“Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one
day with a great teacher. ”
“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his
influence stops ”
“The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but
warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for
the soul of the child. ”
“Only a teacher? Thank God I have a calling to the
greatest profession of all! I must be vigilant every day,
lest I lose one fragile opportunity to improve tomorrow. ”
“The average teacher explains complexity; the gifted
teacher reveals simplicity”
“The job of an educator is to teach students to see the
vitality in themselves”
“Every truth has four corners: as a teacher I give you
one corner, and it is for you to find the other three”
“You can’t direct the wind but you can adjust the sails”
“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains.
The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher
inspires. ”
“The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening
the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of
satisfying it afterwards. ”
“He who dares to teach must never cease to learn”
“Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee”
“Be all that you can be. Find your future--as a teacher. ”
“The art of teaching is the art of assisting discovery. ”
“They may forget what you said but they will never
forget how you made them feel”

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