Teaching Apprenticeships

We are delighted to announce that The Great Schools Trust are partnering with e-Qualitas (a DfE approved ITT provider) to deliver the Teaching Apprenticeship programme to all of schools from April 2021.

If you are a graduate looking to enter the teaching profession and gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) within 1 year, the Teaching Apprenticeship Programme could be for you.  We offer a fee free, salaried route in to teaching.

You will be employed by the school for a minimum of 12 months during your Initial Teacher Training (ITT). After 9 months you will achieve Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and then complete a final assessment, known as an End-Point Assessment, to pass the apprenticeship. Your training will be delivered by e-Qualitas a DfE approved ITT provider.

The entry requirements are identical to all other routes in to teaching are:

  • The equivalent to a grade 4 in GCSE English and mathematics. If you intend to teach primary aged pupils, you will also need a grade 4 GCSE in a science subject.
  • A degree awarded by a UK higher education provider, or a recognised equivalent qualification.

For more information, please contact Stacey Perrie s.perrie@kingswarrington.com.