If you want to become a Mathematics teacher then this course will prepare you to work in schools and challenge you to deliver high quality lessons for all pupils.
You will have to possess a passion for mathematics and be able to work with all ranges of ability. The aim of the mathematics course is to develop thoughtful teachers, who can respond effectively to the learning needs of young people in school.
You must have the background and ability to contribute to the teaching of all mathematical topics at key stages 3 and 4 of the National Curriculum. We also provide the opportunity to be involved in primary and post-16 teaching enhancement.
Successful completion of the course will lead to the award Qualified Teacher Status along with 60 credits towards a Masters.
PGCE: programme structure
· Following successful completion of this award, you could also use your 60 Masters-level credits towards any of our Masters degrees in the field of education which can be continued within your NQT year.
Professional skills required to achieve outstanding results in relation to student progress including data analysis, communication, lesson planning and assessment methods.
Interview and Selection
The main purpose of the interview is to:
o give you an insight into the nature of the course, the teaching profession and to assess your commitments to it
o explore your subject strengths and areas for development
o assess your ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written English
o arrange a partnership school visit as necessary
o assess knowledge and understanding of National Curriculum for Physical Education in schools
o answer all of your question
Please view further information regarding interview preparation
Pre-entry Professional Skills Tests
Applicants for initial teacher training (ITT) courses which begin in 2015/16 are required to have passed the skills tests before the start of the course. Further information is available on the Department for Education website.
You will not be eligible to register and take the tests until after you have submitted an application for an ITT programme. Those applicants who satisfy the above entry requirements AND who have passed both tests may be offered an interview before applicants who are still to complete the tests.
Please note that:
Application forms should be able to demonstrate not only your depth of subject knowledge but also your enthusiasm and commitment to a career in teaching.
You will need to complete once you have a Conditional Offer, a current enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, a medical declaration clearance and a prohibition check prior to starting the course.
We wish you every success with your application.