Teach Manchester is offering an excellent range of high quality School Direct places to start September 2019. As an experienced School Direct Alliance of forty three 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 Secondary 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, 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 has 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 – English and Maths at Grade C / 4 or above
- A Levels or equivalent
- Degree classification 2:1 or above in Physical Education or P.E related degree
- Our strongest applicants have undertaken some observation in a school and reflected on their experiences and the role of the teacher
- Professional Skills Tests in Literacy and Numeracy
- Satisfactory medical clearance and Disclosure and Barring Service check