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Graduate Teacher Apprenticeship Opportunities - Fixed Term

Danecourt School, Gillingham

  • Ref:MED887-7031-78T
  • Posted:18/01/2023
  • Pay:Point 1 UQT, rising to Point 1 MPS
  • Start Date:August 2023
  • App Close Date:13/02/2023 at 13:00
  • Interviews:20th February 2023


Salary: Point 1 UQT, rising to Point 1 MPS in the final term on successful completion of QTS.

Are you a Graduate looking to begin a rewarding career in teaching?

We are offering a 15 month apprenticeship, with QTS and PGCE, awarded after 12 months, before completing the End point Assessment (EPA) in the final term. The apprenticeship is delivered in partnership with the University of East London.

For more information about the apprenticeship please see the UEL website below and the attached application pack.

Teacher Apprenticeship | University of East London


We would like to hear from you if you have :-

● A passion to teach

● experience of working in a school or educational environment

● A degree in any subject

● Grade 4 GCSE or equivalent in English, Maths & Science


About Maritime

Maritime is a charitable education trust with 11 primary schools across Greenwich, Bexley, Kent and Medway. As an education charity, we are fully committed to advancing education for the public benefit. It is our mission to empower our schools with the means to drive ever greater and more enjoyable outcomes for children.

If you want to be part of Maritime, we can offer a supportive environment with engaged children and the freedom to deliver a creative and exciting curriculum. We collaborate at all levels meaning fantastic development and career progression opportunities. The Maritime team will support and motivate you in achieving your career ambitions.

As a Teaching Apprentice in our school you can expect

● A dedicated mentor in school

● Comprehensive CPD programme

● A fully supported apprenticeship

● Trust wide well-being initiatives and social activities

● Maritime Trust benefit package


You can find out more about The Maritime Trust, our schools and opportunities on our website. Please email recruitment@matoffice.org if you have any questions. Maritime Academy Trust embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

Closing date: 13th February 2023

Interview Date: 20th February 2023

Maritime Academy Trust is committed to recruiting with care and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS and pre-employment checks.

In line with KCSIE 2022 guidance, as part of the shortlisting process, the Trust reserves the right to conduct an online search on shortlisted candidates as part of our due diligence and to share any pertinent information found concerning a candidate's suitability to work with children with Hiring Managers to be discussed at interview stage.

Information about the school

Danecourt Special School is part of the Maritime Multi-Academy Trust, an innovative partnership of schools in Greenwich, Bexley, Kent and Medway . Our schools transform through collaboration and an entrepreneurial curriculum which equips children with life skills. We are a special school catering for primary aged children who have special educational needs. The children who attend Danecourt have a wide breadth of needs including complex learning difficulties and autism.

At Danecourt our mission is support all pupils to become “STARS” -

S - Self reliant T - Team Players A - Aspirational R - Resilient S - Successful

This is facilitated through pupils receiving a personalised curriculum that is tailored to meet their individual specific needs. The highly trained staff team maintain high expectations of what each individual pupil is able to achieve, striving to ensure that they all reach their maximum potential; celebrating difference and encouraging curiosity and creativity. Staff work collaboratively with families/carers and a range of other agencies in order to meet the pupils' needs and as a result, pupils make strong progress academically, emotionally and socially. Pupil achievement is hugely valued and celebrated in a manner that is meaningful and appropriate for each pupil.

If you are interested in becoming a part of the Danecourt community and working with us, telephone the school and make an appointment to come and meet some of the pupils and staff and to experience for yourself the quality of education given to all of our children and the unique atmosphere throughout our school.

Job Contact Information

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.