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Please see the courses on offer for September 2020 with the St James's Teaching Partnership. 

PLEASE NOTE DUE TO A TECHNICAL ISSUE OUR COURSES ARE NOT SHOWING ON THE FIND TEACHER TRAINING WEBSITE, HOWEVER WE ARE RECRUITING FOR SEPTEMBER 2020. WE HOPE TO RECTIFY THIS ASAP.

 

 

Secondary courses

Subject

 HEI Provider

UCAS Code

English

Liverpool Hope University

24PP

 

 Mathematics

Liverpool Hope University

 

AP45

Geography

Liverpool Hope University

 

AP43

Art & Design

Liverpool Hope University

AP35

 

Chemistry

Liverpool Hope University

AP37

 

Computer Science

Liverpool Hope University

24QC

 

Physics

Liverpool Hope University

H699

 

 History

Liverpool Hope University

AP44

 

Physical Education

Liverpool Hope University

AP47

 

Biology

Liverpool Hope University

AP36

 

Religious Education

Liverpool Hope University

AP48

 

Spanish

Liverpool Hope University

2P3Z

 

French

Liverpool Hope University

2P42

 

Food Technology 

Liverpool Hope University

AP40

 

Product Design 

Liverpool Hope University

AP41

 

Drama

Liverpool Hope University

AP42

 

Music

Liverpool Hope University

AP46

 

 

Secondary school direct

A warm welcome to the St James's Teaching Partnership and thank you for taking time to find out more about our Secondary School Direct Programme.

Within our programme, trainees enjoy a blended programme which includes;

  • Attending group training session with the cohort of Secondary trainees, receiving high quality practitioner-led training, peer support and joint practice development opportunities.
  • School-led professional learning where you would be able to take advantage of a range of professional development opportunities within your own school and schools within the Alliance.
  • Attending high quality training provided by other schools and the Teaching School throughout the year.
  • Attending Liverpool Hope in line with the expectations as specified in our bespoke programme.
  • Focussed support and mentoring, by the very best practitioners within their own school.

 

What are we looking for in a candidate?

We are looking for people who are MAD

Can you Make A Difference? We are looking for high quality graduates and career changers who want to make a difference to children and young people, to embark on our Initial Teacher Training Programme. We are looking to recruit outstanding trainees who have real potential to teach with the following personal qualities;

  • Experience of working with young people
  • Passion and knowledge in your subject area
  • Ability to work as part of a team and maintain
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Good level of literacy and numeracy skills
  • Willingness to be involved in the wider life of the school/extracurricular activities

 Liverpool Hope Requirements for Secondary School Direct

  • degree classification of 2:2 or above 
  • the degree must be related to or cover at least 50% of the subject area you want to teach.
  •  GCSE in Mathematics and English Language Grade C/4 or above- (equivalency tests accepted from ITT HEI institutions)
  • Subject specific requirements
  • Qualifications not accepted:

Key Skills. Adult Numeracy and Literacy, OCR National Award.

  • It is beneficial to have some school experience before applying but not essential, if you would like to book onto a school experience day please contact training@st-james.bolton.sch.uk  

How do placements work?

During the year you will be attached to a main school (placement A) for terms 1 and carry out a contrasting placement in another Partnership school (placement B) for term 2 & 3.  Also within our programme you will spend time in Primary and Post 16 setting and have opportunities to visit alternative education provision via the Bolton Impact Trust. this is designed to enhance and extend your knowledge of how pupils learn and how to create the very best teaching and learning environment.

 

Employment Opportunities

Towards the end of the programme, trainees will be fully supported to seek and obtain employment. We currently have a 100% conversion rate from trainees who complete the course into full time employment, with the vast majority being employed within the local area.

 

 

Primary Courses

 

Key Stage

Provider

Course Code

Primary General

Liverpool Hope University

AP49

 

Primary School Direct

A warm welcome to the St James's Teaching Partnership and thank you for taking time to find out more about our primary school direct programme. The Farnworth primary schools work within the St.James Teaching School Partnership, providing a bespoke primary school direct programme for our trainees. Head teachers in Farnworth (working together under the Farnworth Learning Collaborative) are determined to attract outstanding practitioners into their schools and work collaboratively to ensure our programme supports this.

Within our programme, trainees enjoy a blended programme which includes;

  • Attending  a weekly group training session (usually half a day) with the group of primary trainees, receiving high quality practitioner-led training, peer support and joint practice development opportunities.
  • School-led professional  learning where you would be able to take advantage of a range of professional development opportunities within your own school.
  • Attending high quality training provided by other primary schools and the teaching school throughout the year.
  • Attending Liverpool Hope in line with the expectations as specified in our bespoke programme.
  • Focussed support and mentoring, by the very best practitioners within their own school.

 

What are we looking for in a candidate?

We are looking for people who are MAD

Can you Make A Difference? We are looking for high quality graduates and career changers who want to make a difference to children and young people, to embark on our Initial Teacher Training Programme. We are looking to recruit outstanding trainees who have real potential to teach with the following personal qualities;

  • 2:2 degree
  • experience of working with Early Years/ primary age children
  • ability to work as a team player
  • good interpersonal skills with adults and children
  • genuine openness to improvement, through continued professional development
  • the ability to be reflective in practice

 

 

School experience is beneficial to your application but not essential. If you wish to book school experience please contact training@st-james.bolton.sch.uk