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Train to Teach with Scarborough Teaching Alliance

If you are a graduate who's looking to step into the world of primary or secondary school teaching then make sure you consider training to teach with Scarborough Teaching Alliance.

Scarborough Teaching Alliance offers the School Direct training programme leading to a Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) awarded by the University of Hull.

This hands-on teacher training programme is a full time, one year course. Trainees are placed in good and outstanding schools within Scarborough, Bridlington, Whitby, Filey and the surrounding areas. As part of this training programme you will gain a wealth of classroom experience working alongside qualified teachers whilst undertaking a variety of placements within contrasting schools, ensuring that you gain a wide range of relevant experience which will stand you in good stead for your new career.

Throughout the course, you will be supported by a school-based mentor who will be there to offer you the help, advice and feedback you need. In addition, you will also receive academic support and input from the University of Hull ensuring that you are supported every step of the way.


Train to Teach on the Yorkshire Coast Event

If you are interested in finding more about pursuing a career in teaching, then make sure you head along to the Train to Teach drop in event to discuss your options.

  • LOCATION: Scarborough
  • DATE: 5th October 2019
  • TIME: 10.00AM - 12.30PM
  • VENUE: Stephen Joseph Theatre, Westborough, Scarborough, YO11 1JW

For full Open Event information, click here.


Alison Wiles (Primary Teacher & SENCo)

After Alison was made redundant unexpectedly, she decided it was the right time to look at pursuing a career in teaching. With help from the Scarborough Teaching Alliance, she was able to get the qualifications she needed locally.


Claire Head (Initial Teacher Training Manager)

Claire discusses the benefits of working and training with the Scarborough Teaching Alliance, including the benefits of being able to work and teach in schools locally while developing their skills. Claire also details the necessary qualifications and experience needed to pursue a career in teaching.


Alex Norman (Trainee in Secondary Maths 2019-2020)

Moving from a career in IT to teaching, Alex loved the idea of being able to help students develop and prepare for the world of work & further education options from the young age of 11 all the way through to 16/18 years old.

He also discusses the insight he was given prior to applying to the teaching course, and details all the fantastic support that he received throughout his application process.


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