School Direct

SCHOOL DIRECT

Working in partnership with a number of local schools Rickmansworth School is now accepting applications for the School Direct route into teacher training. 

Ever thought about Teaching? 

Are you:
Passionate about your subject?
Seeking a rewarding career?
Qualified to degree level?
(relevant subject, 2:1 or above)
Looking for a new challenge?

Watford Girls - Watford Boys - Queen Elizabeth Barnet
Yavneh College - Rickmansworth School - Dame Alice Owen's School - Hertswood Academy – Chancellor’s School – Mount Grace School – The Park – Onslow St Audrey

This group of schools is seeking to appoint well-qualified applicants to train as teachers through the School Direct (salaried and unsalaried) Programme for the academic year 2017-18.

Places are offered in a range of subjects but we are particularly interested in:

Mathematics
Physics
Chemistry
English

Working in partnership with the University of Hertfordshire, the schools can offer a high quality and comprehensive training programme. All schools have a proven track record in providing a stimulating and supportive environment for teacher training. Successful applicants will spend most of the week in school, with some time at the University of Hertfordshire in Hatfield.

Applicants are required to have a good degree in a relevant subject to the one they wish to teach. For the salaried route, 3 year career experience is preferred. All candidates should have some school experience.

Generous bursaries are available in shortage subjects.

Information can be found on the Department of Education website – please follow this link Click here.

You may also click on the school names at the top of this document to go directly to the school websites for more information.  Although the initial application is made to Watford Girls as the Lead School, the School Direct place will be offered in one of the collaborating schools.

Application is made though UCAS from November 1st 2016.  Early expression of interest can be made to the headteachers of the schools in the consortium and information can be gained from Jane Hart - j.hart@watfordgirls.herts.sch.uk

The following links may also be useful:

For verification of equivalency of overseas qualifications - NARIC
For skills test information – DfE Skills Tests

All schools and Hertfordshire University are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Criminal Records Bureau.