Assessment Process

Complete an application form meeting the entry criteria.

Following a successful initial application you will need to attend a pre-Assessment meeting. This meeting will provide you with key information regarding the process and the required standard needed for your evidence portfolio. This meeting will incur a fee of £150.00

You will be asked to submit a portfolio of evidence showing how you have met the Teachers’ Standards.  The assessment of this evidence will incur a fee of £350.

If your portfolio meets the criteria you will be invited for interview. At interview you will be asked to:

  • Deliver a presentation demonstrating your understanding of the National Curriculum and your Subject Knowledge.
  • Take part in a formal interview
  • Complete a writing task

The interview process will incur a fee of £250

If you are accepted at interview stage you will be asked to sign a trainee contract and will be registered with the National College for Teaching and Leadership (upon receipt of the signed Partnership Agreement from the school).

Assessment Day
Observation of 2 Key Stages (age ranges for Primary)
Interview with line manager (e.g. head of department)
Interview with senior member of staff (e.g. person in charge of ITT/NQT)
Your assessment day will incur a fee of £1,600

Your recommendation to the National College for Teaching and Leadership for the award of QTS and all administration will incur a fee of £150

Please note that any additional portfolio assessments  required will be charged at £300 and any additional Assessment Day’s will incur a charge of £600 per half day visit.

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