Teacher Training through the Schools Direct programme

Teachers have excellent subject knowledge and demonstrate a passion and love for their subject  -  OFSTED 2014

Teachers plan exciting, challenging lessons that stretch students’ thinking  -  OFSTED 2014

Beaumont School is part of the Alban Teaching School Alliance which offers teacher training via the School Direct training programme.

Over recent years our local Graduate Teaching Programme (now Schools Direct) has trained many outstanding teachers, several of whom now work at Beaumont. If you are thinking about teaching as a first or second career, do consider training with us as part of the local Schools Direct scheme. Known as the Alban Federation, we were rated ‘Outstanding’ in all areas during our Ofsted inspection (2012).

There are two routes you can follow to train:

  • Tuition fee route: starts with a full-time, taught six week module run through the schools in the Alban Federation. Teaching starts after October half-term with a smaller timetable which builds up through the year.
  • Salaried route: open to graduates with three or more years work experience. Teaching starts at the beginning of September with a smaller timetable which builds up through the year.

Both training routes include a programme of professional studies to build up your academic and practical knowledge of pedagogy, behaviour management, lesson planning, learning styles and other key educational theory and practices. You are assigned a subject mentor and a professional mentor to help you progress to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

For 2016-17, Beaumont School is looking to recruit trainee teachers in numerous subject areas including: Maths, Science, English, Geography, History and MFL. Please get in touch if you would like further information about any subject area in particular.

For more information, you can go to www.ucas.com/teacher-training or for more specific information about training at Beaumont School contact Zoe Shepherd, Lead Practitioner and Professional Mentor for all trainees at Beaumont. For any general enquiries about the school please contact admin.

If you are interested in teacher training via either of these routes you can also find more information about it on the Alban Federation website http://www.sandringham.herts.sch.uk/albanfed/