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Teacher Training ITT - Salaried - Full-time

LEAF Teaching School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-11229-1T
  • Posted:09/10/2018
  • Pay:Unqualified Teacher scale 1- guidance only £16,626
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:01/08/2019 at 08:00
  • Interviews:Monthly

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Teacher Training - Primary - School Direct Salaried

Five Acre Wood Special School, Maidstone, was selected by the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) to become a teaching school in May 2018. School leaders developed the LEAF Teaching School, “Leading Education and Achievement For all”.

LEAF Teaching School offers a unique opportunity for those looking to train as a mainstream primary teacher. Located in the Maidstone, area LEAF has strong partnership links and works with a number of local, mainstream and special primary schools. We can offer aspiring teachers superb opportunities to train in excellent mainstream schools with the second teaching placement based in a special school. Our graduates will start their teaching journey with an unparalleled expertise in SEND, equipping them with the knowledge, qualities and skillset to begin their careers as proficient primary teachers who can meet the increasingly diverse needs of primary pupils.

LEAF has long established links with Canterbury Christ Church University which has a reputation for delivering one of the largest and most diverse School Direct Programmes in the country. Our combined aim is to shape our trainee teachers into outstanding practitioners who are at the forefront of excellent practice for all pupils.

All applications for ITT with LEAF must be made via the UCAS website, please see the link below.

https://www.ucas.com/postgraduate/teacher-training/ucas-teacher-training-apply-and-track

For further information or application guidance contact Vanessa Geylani on 01622 743925 ext 166 or by email at leafadmin@five-acre.kent.sch.uk

Information about the school

Five Acre Wood Special School, Maidstone, was selected by the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) to become a teaching school in May 2018. School leaders developed the LEAF teaching school, “Leading Education and Achievement For all”. Peggy Murphy, the Principal, has been identified as a National Leader of Education and has worked closely with mainstream school leaders to develop provision for SEN pupils locally. We have a number of partnership schools within the Maidstone area who are joining us on our teaching school journey by providing salaried, school placements for ITT candidates. We work with Canterbury Christ Church University, our accrediting institution, who provide a comprehensive training programme.

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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.