Teach Manchester is offering an excellent range of high quality School Direct places to start September 2018. As an experienced School Direct Alliance of Manchester schools, including primary, secondary, specialist and sixth form colleges, we are working in partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University to deliver innovative and exciting Initial Teacher Training in Primary Education.
We provide a diverse and inclusive programme of learning and support which equips new teachers with the skills and knowledge to be outstanding teachers, benefiting from the opportunities and challenges within our exciting city.
Our partner provider, Manchester Metropolitan University, will validate your School Direct course with a PGCE qualification and qualified teacher status, giving you the opportunity to complete up to sixty credits towards your master’s degree.
Our partner schools have substantial experience of working with trainee teachers and have a strong track record in producing high quality graduate teachers. Successful applicants to our alliance will join a strong partnership where you will benefit from mentoring and support from highly experienced urban practitioners. Teach Manchester offers you a range of experiences within Manchester Schools where you will have the opportunity to learn and grow in confidence within a secure and stimulating environment.
School Direct trainees follow a University and school based programme of professional studies, meeting on a regular basis to share reviews of progress being made and to ensure access to the full range of training opportunities.
- GCSEs in Maths, English and Science at Grade C / 4 or above
- A levels or equivalent
- Any degree with a 2:2 or above
- Experience – you should be able to show your passion for working in a school and with children and it is expected that you will have gained some school experience.
- Numeracy and Literacy tests which can be completed after interview.
Teach Manchester Placement Schools
Our alliance uses a variety of schools for placements. On this route, you will be allocated a ‘main school’ where you will start and finish the year and an ‘away school’ where you will do your contrast placement. Some of the potential placement schools for this route can be seen below.