Piper Hill High School is leading a partnership of Manchester special and mainstream primary schools to deliver an innovative and exciting School Direct Primary PGCE with an SEN specialism in 2018-19. Trainees on the course will spend their year based in school, training to teach a primary curriculum to children with additional needs in both mainstream and special schools.
As a trainee on the course
- You will work towards a Primary General PCGE from the University of Cumbria.
- You will work in school with teachers and children from the outset, learning about the challenges and opportunities of being an outstanding teacher
- You will be mentored by outstanding practitioners who are passionate about inclusive education and the children they teach.
- You will follow a vibrant school-based professional development programme which will equip you with the skills, knowledge and understanding to teach Primary children, both with and without special needs.
- You will also follow the University of Cumbria PGCE programme which will be delivered in partnership schools
- A degree with classification of 2:2 or above
- GCSEs in Maths, English and Science at Grade C / 4 or above
- Relevant experience in a UK school, a minimum of 10 days is expected
- Energy, enthusiasm and commitment
- Professional Skills Tests in Literacy and NumeracyProfessional Skills Tests in Literacy and Numeracy
- Satisfactory medical clearance and Disclosure and Barring Service check
For more details
Contact: Tracy Gallier – School Based Programme lead email@example.com
Teach Manchester Placement Schools
Our alliance uses a variety of schools for placements. On this route, you will be allocated:
- a ‘beginning school’ where you will start the year, this will be a mainstream school
- a ‘developing school’ which will be a SEND school or unit
- an ‘extending school’ which can be either a mainstream or SEND setting.
Some of the potential placements for this route can be seen below. This is not an exclusive list and not all placements are available every year.