We are looking for ambitious, committed applicants who are passionate about their subject and who wish to make a difference to the lives of young people of all abilities by sharing their enthusiasm and love of learning.
Good communication and organisational skills are required and experience of working with young people is essential. This might be through having done school experience placements or through previous jobs or voluntary work.
We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. We are also committed to the safeguarding and promotion of the welfare of children.
|Academic Entry requirements||Skills Tests||DBS||School Experience|
|Each subject has specific entry requirements so please check the information on UCAS.||You will need to sit pre-entry tests in Literacy and Numeracy. We cannot make an unconditional offer until you’ve passed both QTS skills tests.
We strongly advise that you complete these tests prior to interview. If we offer you a place conditional on passing the tests, you should do so within 30 days of the formal offer.
|If your application is successful, you will be required to comply with an enhanced check through the Disclosure and Barring Service as advised by the Department for Education.||You will need to demonstrate evidence of substantial relevant experience in a UK secondary school. This could be visits to observe lessons or volunteering / working in an assistant role.
We offer the opportunity to visit our schools and we run briefing sessions and a teaching taster course.
|Qualifications needed||Personal qualities||Other requirements||Interviews|
|For full details we recommend checking the subject pages on the University of Chester and University of Manchester websites.
In brief, you need:
We are looking for:
We encourage prospective applicants to attend one of our regular visitor days.
When we make an offer, it is typical for there to be a number of conditions. For example:
In some circumstances:
Interviews are held at regular intervals throughout the year in a Teach Cheshire school.
They last half a day and include:
Please note that you do not need to have completed school experience before the interview.<