Teach Manchester is offering an excellent range of high quality School Direct places to start September 2021.

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Teach Manchester is offering an excellent range of high quality School Direct places to start September. 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 Modern Foreign Languages education.

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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 The University of Manchester 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. Whilst training within the Modern Foreign Languages department you will carry out training in our dynamic and forward-thinking department whilst working towards the teacher’s standards. You will be required to teach a variety of topics in two languages across both Key Stage Three and Four.  Trainee teachers will also play a key role in the assessment of the pupils; using data to inform future planning and demonstrate progress. Our partner school has 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.


Entry Requirements

  • 2:2 honours degree or above. If you are not a native speaker, 50% or more of your degree content should have focused on Language.
  • A Levels or equivalent in Languages
  • GCSEs – English and Maths at Grade C / 4 or above
  • Our strongest applicants have undertaken some observation in a school and reflected on their experiences and the role of the teacher
  • Satisfactory medical clearance and Disclosure and Barring Service check