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.
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 £450.
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
- Complete a subject knowledge test
- Lesson Observation (to be arranged following a successful interview)
The interview process will incur a fee of £300
If you are accepted at interview stage you will be asked to sign a trainee contract and will be registered with the DfE (upon receipt of the signed Partnership Agreement from the school).
Lesson observations of 2 age ranges.
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 Department for Education 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 Days will incur a charge of £600 per half day visit.