Getting into Teaching

Report
Nationally, there has been an under recruitment
of Modern Language teacher trainees over the
last few of years.
England is short of teachers that can inspire
young people to develop their knowledge of
different languages and cultures.
Anna Lise Gordon
– Subject Leader for Modern Languages PGCE
- [email protected]
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Clive Woolger
– Secondary PGCE Admissions Tutor
- [email protected]
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Sept 2015 start
- 25,000
- 20,000
- 15,000
- English
- Primary
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Why Teaching ?
Routes into Teaching ?
Why PGCE ?
Personal Statements
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Energising Environment
Employability, Job Security and Career
Structure
Making a difference
Team and Autonomy
Continued Learning
No better feeling ?
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Numbers Game
UCAS – www.ucas.com
Do your Homework (DfE)
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At St. Mary’s, we offer our own a Post
Graduate Certificate of Education route.
St. Mary’s is also closely linked with a number
of schools that offer the ‘School Direct’ route.
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Achieve QTS and a PGCE
Become a Reflective Practitioner
Teach Anywhere
Balance
Expertise
Peer Support
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One system - UCAS
Check available courses
Check course entry requirements
Apply 1 and Apply 2
Line up your referees
Prepare your statement
Primary PGCE
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Degree - 2.2 or above
GCSEs with ‘C’ grade
or above
◦ English Language
◦ Mathematics
◦ Science
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10 days observation
within the previous 2
years
Skills Tests
Secondary PGCE
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Degree - 2.2 or above
GCSEs with ‘C’ grade
or above
◦ English Language
◦ Mathematics
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Skills Tests
Phys Ed – 2.1 or above
GCSE Science or PE
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Health check
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Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
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Difficult Hurdle - harsh
Busy Person
Your challenge – 47 lines or 4000 characters
UCAS advice - http://www.ucas.com/how-itall-works/teacher-training/filling-in-yourapplication/personal-statement
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No more than 2 errors
At least 10 days in schools observing
Positive references
Sound reasoning for becoming a teacher
Get into school – observe
Your placement year
PGCE Secondary Course Leader
- [email protected]
PGCE Admissions Tutor (Clive)
- [email protected]
Wednesday 26th November
- Open Morning (9.30am)
- Open Evening (6.30pm)
Monday 15th December
- Open Evening (6.30PM)
Tuesday 16th December
- Open Morning (9.30am)
St Mary’s has been graded ‘Outstanding’ by
OFSTED in both the primary and secondary
phases of Education.
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Qualification check
Overview of course
Writing task
Group discussions
Presentation
Interview
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Tuition Fee loan
Maintenance Loan - fulltime only
Maintenance Grant - fulltime only
Bursaries
Student Finance England
https://www.gov.uk/student-finance/loans-and-grants
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Under going transition
Sun 30 Nov 2014 - Pearson VUE
Mon 1st Dec – Learn Direct
http://www.education.gov.uk/sta/profes
sional
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Your degree
Mathematics and English
Audit - SKE
Teaching Young People
Conditions
Training Bursaries
for 2015/16
Physics
Mathematics Chemistry
Computing
Languages
Biology
Primary
Religious Ed
Geography
PE
SCHOLARSHIP
£25,000
£25,000
£25,000
Trainee with a 1st/PhD
£25,000
£25,000
£25,000
£25,000
£15,000
£9,000
£12,000
£0
2.1/Masters
£25,000
£20,000
£20,000
£20,000
£12,000
£4,000
£9,000
£0
2.2
£15,000
£15,000
£15,000
£15,000
£10,000
£0
£4,000
£0
Other qualification*
£9,000
£9,000 ineligible
ineligible
ineligible
ineligible
Ineligible
Ineligible
Are you are suited to the teaching profession?
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Phase and Subject
Subject knowledge
Qualities of a good teacher - google
School observation and reflection
Work experience - Transferable skills
UCAS website
Primary PGCE
Katrina Hall – Registry
[email protected]
Secondary PGCE
Katrina Hall – Registry
[email protected]
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Patricia Lee –
Admission Administrator
[email protected]
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Judith Cullen – Tutor
[email protected]
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Helen Harrison–
Admission Administrator
[email protected]
Clive Woolger – Tutor
[email protected]

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