St John Plessington Catholic College

School Direct

Entry requirements

First Degree:

A relevant first degree from a UK higher education institution with a degree classification of 2.1 or above (exceptions may be made), or an equivalent recognised qualification

GCSE:

C or above in English Language and Maths (Essential)

ICT:

Satisfactory levels of Information and Communications Technology competence (your needs will be discussed at the interview stage)

LITERACY:

Satisfactory levels of literacy competence (a literacy task will be undertaken at the interview stage)

Professional Skills Tests

All applicants to School Direct are required to pass the skills tests before starting their course.


Training bursary 2014/151

ITT subject/phase

Physics, maths

Computing

Chemistry

Languages

Other priority secondary4and primary

Scholarship2

£25,000

£25,000

£25,000

-

-

Trainee with first

£20,000

£20,000

£20,000

£20,000

£9,000

2:1

£20,000

£20,000

£15,000

£15,000

£4,000

2:2

£15,000

£15,000

£12,000

£12,000

£0

Other3

£9,000

£0

£0

£0

£0

School Direct trainees  at SJP will receive a 25% increase on the above bursaries/scholarships

Trainee teachers in maths, physics, chemistry and computing with a 2:1 or first are able to apply for scholarships with the relevant subject association group. Applicants for the scholarships will be subject to a competitive process. Trainees who hold the scholarship will not also be eligible for the standard Department for Education (DfE) bursary. Trainees who are not awarded a scholarship will continue to be eligible for the standard bursaries in 2014/15.

Trainee teachers in maths and physics with a relevant degree and at least a B at A level in maths or physics (or equivalent) will be eligible for a bursary of £9,000. Trainees will not be entitled to this bursary if they are also entitled to a higher bursary based on degree class

Other priority secondary subjects are English, history, biology, geography, music, and design and technology.

http://www.education.gov.uk/schools/careers/traininganddevelopment/professional/b00211200/registration