- A 2:1 or above honours degree.
- Applicants with a 2:2 honours degree may be considered if able to demonstrate evidence of higher academic attainment (eg through non-vocational postgraduate study) or at least four years of employment or voluntary work, either before or after graduating from their first degree.
- Two A-levels at grade C or above in non-vocational subjects.
- Minimum grade C or 4 at GCSE (or equivalent) in English language, mathematics and science, plus GCSE grade C in at least three other non-vocational subjects.
- We recommend that applicants spend 5 days observing primary teaching following a UK curriculum prior to attending an interview. However, this is not mandatory.
- References which support the suitability of the candidate for teaching.
- A personal statement.
A personal statement should demonstrate:
- The candidate's commitment to and enthusiasm for teaching.
- Their rationale for applying to be a teacher in their subject.
- An awareness of the role and responsibilities of the teacher.
- Relevant experience suggesting suitability for the role.
- A good standard of written English.
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