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School Direct Teacher Training

Why choose school-based training?

We recently made this video in which we speak to our current School Direct trainees, Newly Qualified teachers, Headteachers and School Direct programme leaders to find out what it's really like to train to teach on the RBTSA School Direct teacher training programme. Click play now and find out more:

Starting your teaching career at the Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School

At the Vaughan you are choosing to start your career in one of the most successful comprehensive schools in the country. Our success is a reflection of our belief in being innovative whilst staying true to those traditions which have stood the test of time. Central to our mission is an unwavering commitment to developing the full potential of all members of the Vaughan community, both pupils and teaching professionals alike. From the outset your professional development will be firmly rooted in a supportive environment where you will be trained and mentored by highly experienced colleagues dedicated to helping you achieve your goal of becoming an outstanding teacher.

School Experience Morning

Want to see the school, watch some lessons and find out a little more about what's involved? 

Teachers and leaders at one or more of our lead schools host a number of visits or ‘open classrooms’ with a focus on a particular subject, key stage or aspect of school improvement. These sessions can be tailored to suit the requirements of those attending. Professional discussions and opportunities for reflection are integrated.

Please email us at teachingschool@cvms.co.uk for details of our next School Experience morning. Coffee and croissants included!

Teacher Training at the Vaughan

Our teacher training is conducted via the DfE School Direct programme and e-Qualitas. We also work closely with a variety of primary and secondary schools and universities across London.

The School Direct pathway into teaching offers you the opportunity of early hands on experience in the classroom and to be mentored by experienced teaching practitioners from the outset.

School Direct

●  A salaried or unsalaried (tuition fee) role where you train whilst teaching in a school.
●  Trainees are assigned an experienced subject mentor who takes the lead in providing coaching and guidance; this includes a weekly meeting and ongoing professional training sessions. The School’s Professional Development Tutors will also assist in this process.
●  Trainees would begin with a reduced teaching timetable which gradually builds throughout the one-year programme.
●  This programme also includes extended placements in contrasting schools in order to give a greater depth and scope to the training programme.

Requirements

School Direct (tuition fee) places are for applicants who will be students, and charged a tuition fee. Students may be able to obtain a student loan of up to £6,000, and may be eligible for a bursary.

Further information on both the salaried and unsalaried School Direct programme is available on the DfE School Direct portal and from e-Qualitas.

Our commitment to your professional development

●  Trainee teachers will be provided with a departmental mentor, professional development tutor as well as a tutor from eQualitas
●  A weekly programme of training sessions designed specifically for trainee teachers delivered by outstanding practitioners. These training sessions would work through the professional standards on weekly basis.
●  Trainee teachers will be provided with five days professional development at e-Qualitas.
●  Enrolment on the whole School’s professional development INSET programme. This would include five days of designated continuing professional development each year.
●  An opportunity to regularly observe experienced teachers in lessons across subject areas.
●  Access to extensive online resources.
●  A programme overseen by the Professional Development Tutors who will work closely with you and the mentors to ensure you receive the bespoke training and support you need.
●  Opportunities to visit and train in other schools with whom we closely work.

How to Apply

Candidates are strongly encouraged to attend our planned open evenings where you will have an opportunity to visit the School and meet those who will lead your professional training. Please indicate a week in advance via emailing us at teachingschool@cvms.co.uk with the date of the open evening you would like to attend.

Once decided, the formal application process is via the UCAS Teacher Training portal here.

Places available

Please see the table below for full details of the places available across the Alliance. For further information regarding these or the schools, please visit the UCAS website or contact teachingschool@cvms.co.uk.

Host School Subject Course Code SD Funding  Qualification
CVMS Art & Design 34TT Fee QTS
  Biology 2PRT Salaried QTS
  Biology 2XN8 Fee QTS
  Business Studies 36N4 Fee QTS
  Chemistry 29RG Salaried QTS
  Chemistry 2XNR Fee QTS
  Classics 2PRS Fee QTS
  Computing 2PRH Salaried QTS
  Computing 39YF Fee QTS
  Design & Technology 36NF Fee QTS
  English 2W2J Salaried QTS
  English 29RF Fee QTS
  English 34PL Salaried QTS
  English 2PRR Fee QTS
  Geography 2PRD Fee QTS
  History 2XPL Fee QTS
  Mathematics 29RD Salaried QTS
  Mathematics 3455 Fee QTS
  Modern Languages 2XQ8 Fee QTS
  Music 36LY Fee QTS
  Physical Education* 29R9 Fee QTS
  Physics 2PRL Salaried QTS
  Physics 2XQT Fee QTS
  Religious Education 39VB Salaried QTS
  Religious Education 36KD Fee QTS
Holland Park Art & Design 2XR6 Fee QTS
  Biology 2PRT Salaried QTS
  Biology 2XN8 Fee QTS
  Business Studies 36N4 Fee QTS
  Chemistry 29RG Salaried QTS
  Chemistry 2XNR Fee QTS
  Classics 2PRS Fee QTS
  Computing 2PRH Salaried QTS
  Computing 39YF Fee QTS
  Design & Technology 36NF Salaried QTS
  Drama 36LH Fee QTS
  Economics 39YG Fee QTS
  English 34PL Salaried QTS
  English 29RF Fee QTS
  Geography 29RC Fee QTS
  History 2XPL Fee QTS
  Mathematics 29RD Salaried QTS
  Mathematics 2XPW Fee QTS
  Modern Languages 36LC Salaried QTS
  Modern Languages 2PRN Fee QTS
  Music 38PD Salaried QTS
  Music 36LY Fee QTS
  Physical Education* 2XQC Fee QTS
   Physics 2PRL Salaried QTS
  Physics 2XQV Fee QTS
  Physics with Mathematics 39VC Fee QTS
  Psychology 39XC Fee QTS
  Religious Education 2PRJ Fee QTS
Newman Catholic College Art & Design 34TT Fee  QTS
  Biology 2XN8 Fee  QTS
  Chemistry 3CPY Fee  QTS
  Drama 36LH Fee  QTS
  English 29RF Fee  QTS
  Geography 2XPD Fee  QTS
  History 2XPR Fee  QTS
  Mathematics 3CQD Fee  QTS
  Modern Languages 36LC Fee  QTS
  Physical Education* 3CPX Fee  QTS
  Physics 36KX Salaried QTS
  Physics 3CQC Fee  QTS
Archbishop Tenison Chemistry 2XNR Fee QTS
  English 34PL Salaried QTS
  English 2PRR Fee QTS
  Mathematics  36LX Salaried QTS
  Design and Technology 36QD Fee QTS
  History 2XPL Fee QTS
St Joseph's College English 34PL Salaried QTS
  Mathematics 29RD Salaried QTS
  Physics 2XQW Salaried QTS
  Physics with Mathematics 39VC Salaried QTS
  Religious Education 2XR5 Salaried QTS
Maria Fidelis Biology 2PRT Salaried QTS
  Biology 2XN8 Fee QTS
  Chemistry 29RG Salaried QTS
  Chemistry 2XNR Fee QTS
  Geography 2XPB Salaried QTS
  Geography 2XPD Fee QTS
  History 36QQ Salaried QTS
  History 3456 Fee QTS
  Mathematics 36XN Salaried QTS
  Mathematics 3455 Fee QTS
  Mathematics 2XQ6 Salaried QTS
  Physics 2XQW Salaried QTS
  Physics 36KV Fee QTS
  Religious Education 39VB Salaried QTS
  Religious Education 36KD Fee QTS
St Cecilia's C of E  School Mathematics 29RD Salaried QTS
  Mathematics 3455 Fee QTS
Thomas Jones Primary School Primary 3DSH Salaried QTS
  Primary 36YY Fee QTS
Trinity Catholic High School        
St Gregory's, Kenton English 2PRR Fee QTS
  Mathematics 36LW Fee QTS
  Physics 34NV Fee QTS
All Saints        
Servite Primary School Primary 2PRG Fee QTS
Holy Family Catholic Primary Primary 36YZ Salaried QTS
Primary 2XQZ Fee QTS
St Charles Sixth Form Biology 2XN8 Fee QTS
  Chemistry 2XNR Fee QTS
  English 2PRR Fee QTS
  Mathematics 36LS Fee QTS
St James Catholic High School Mathematics 36LW Fee QTS
  Physical Education 36KK Fee QTS
  Religious Education 36K5 Fee QTS
Chiswick High School Biology 2PRT Salaried QTS
  Biology 2XN8 Fee QTS
  Chemistry 29RG Salaried QTS
  Chemistry 2XNR Fee QTS
  Design and Technology 2PRR Fee QTS
  Geography 2XPB Salaried QTS
  Geography 2PRD Fee QTS
  History 2XPL Fee QTS
  Mathematics 29RD Salaried QTS
  Mathematics 3455 Fee QTS
  Modern Languages 2XQ8 Fee QTS
  Physics 36L5 Salaried QTS
  Physics 36L7 Fee QTS
  Religious Education 36K9 Fee QTS
  Social Studies 36LL Fee QTS
St Bernadettes Primary 36YR Fee QTS
Sacred Heart, Harrow Biology 37ZL Salaried QTS
  Biology 37ZK Fee QTS
  Chemistry 37ZN Salaried QTS
  Chemistry 37ZM Fee QTS
  Physics 37ZQ Salaried QTS
         
St Vincent's Catholic Primary 37ZJ Salaried QTS
Primary  School Primary 37ZH Fee QTS
         
St Joseph's R.C. Primary School Primary 36YY Fee QTS
St Joseph's Primary School        
St Thomas CofE Primary School  Primary 2XQZ Fee QTS
St Francis of Assisi Primary School  Primary 2PRG Fee QTS
St George's Catholic Primary School  Primary 36YZ Salaried QTS
  Primary 2XQZ Fee QTS

School Direct Information Events 2019

 

School Direct Open Morning
8 February 2019, 8.30 - 9.30 am

School Direct Open Evening
11 March 2019, 5.00 - 6.00 pm

School Direct Coffee Morning
26 April 2019, 8.30 - 10.30 am

School Direct Open Morning
17 May 2019, 8.30 - 9.30 am

School Direct Recruitment Fair
15 June 2019, 10.00 am - 12.00 pm