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Entry Requirements


Qualifications
GCSE – no specific GCSE requirements other than the minimum required by NCTL: a Grade C/4 or above or equivalent in English and Mathematics.

Degree – applicants should normally have a minimum of a Second class Honours Degree. This should be a subject closely related to the subject specialism you wish to pursue. As a guideline the main should have comprised at least 50% of the degree course and/or have been successfully studied at GCE Advanced Level or in a further degree.

Personal Qualities
Developing positive relationships and the ability to listen, be sensitive, work collaboratively and to respond to the needs of others is crucial and our selection process pays particular attention to these qualities.

Trainees should be able to express their ideas confidently, both orally and in writing and make effective use of technology to support learning.

We are looking to recruit individuals who understand the position of trust which teaching puts them in by demonstrating a professional regard for the schools you will work in and for promoting fundamental British values, positive values and attitudes.

Other Requirements
Teaching is an intellectually demanding career that requires an ability to analyse and reflect upon experiences. This is likely to be demonstrated in our selection process by applicants expanding on their previous experiences in school settings and displaying a capacity to structure thoughts; to raie and answer related questions both in discussion and in writing. Previous experience in a school setting would therefore be desirable.

All candidates would be required to go through an enhanced DBS check.

For more information, please contact; Virginia Toon, School Direct Administrator Email: vtoon@bosworthacademy.org.uk