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PGCE School Direct Initial Teacher Training (salaried)

PGCE School Direct Initial Teacher Training (salaried)

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate of Education

Subject areas

Teaching (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

LJMU's school-centric Salaried School Direct programme leads to Qualified Teacher Status at Primary or Secondary level, funds your teacher training and pays a salary.

  • Earn whilst you learn on this school-centric initial teacher training programme
  • Train to teach from within a school setting and be involved in school life from the first day of term
  • Follow a curriculum developed and delivered in partnership with outstanding local schools
  • Learn from expert teachers
  • Prepare for a career as an innovative and creative teacher in an excellent school

School Direct is a route into teaching featuring a school-centred approach. As a School Direct (salaried) trainee, you will be employed in a school while you train and will receive a salary from your school (the amount paid is linked to the unqualified teacher pay scale which may be enhanced by schools for some subject areas). The school will also cover the cost of your training to become a qualified teacher.

This programme is usually open to graduates with three years' work experience post graduation. Schools can, however, choose to accept applications from candidates with less work experience to attract high-quality applicants in hard-to-fill subjects, such as Mathematics and Physics. This route is ideal if you are considering a career change, but you must apply with a school willing to support you and to employ you whilst you train. If you are interested in the Salaried route, please contact the Lead School to discuss your application, before you apply.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You will need: a minimum 2:2 honours degree (some Lead Schools will require a 2:1); GCSE English Language and Mathematics at grade 4/C or above (plus a Science subject for Primary programmes) - Level 2 numeracy and literacy are not accepted; a demonstrable interest in teaching within the curriculum area. You could show this in a number of ways – time spent in schools, knowledge of the chosen curriculum area, relevant practical experience; three years’ employment experience since graduation (may be less for subjects such as Physics and Mathematics).

University information

Founded in 1823, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is ranked in the top 600 higher education institutions in the world and attracts staff and students from over 100 countries. A host of taught courses and research opportunities are available across LJMU’s five faculties: Arts, Professional and Social Studies Education, Health and Community Engineering and Technology Science Liverpool Business School The...more