Spotlight on Teacher Training

Thinking about a career in teaching? Join us to find out more about postgraduate routes into teaching and to meet with representatives from Red Kite Teacher Training and Teach First.

Throughout the day, you'll have the opportunity to attend free workshops led by Red Kite Teacher Training and Teach First, who will introduce you to different postgraduate routes into teaching, the value of school experience and how to arrange this, teaching different subjects and age groups, and how to make an application to your chosen teacher training provider.

Workshops are free to attend, although places are limited so advance booking is recommended.

Speak to a representative from Red Kite

10:00 - 14:00 Visit our information desk (drop-in)
Location: School of Education Foyer, Hillary Place

Representatives from Red Kite Teacher Training and Teach First will be on hand to say hello and provide you with information about getting into teaching.

11:00 – 14:00 One-to-one appointments
Location: School of Education, Hillary Place

Book a 15-minute one-to-one appointment with a representative from Red Kite Teacher Training.

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Workshops

10:30 - Routes into Teaching (30 mins)
Location: Careers Centre Room LG.03 / LG.04, Cromer Terrace

This workshop will explain the different postgraduate routes into teaching including: Higher Education Institution (HEI), School Direct, School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) and Teach First. Join us to find out more about entry requirements, how to apply, course timings, how the courses are assessed and the qualifications they lead to. There is another chance to attend this workshop at 13:30.

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11:00 - Application Help and Guidance (Red Kite Teacher Training) (30 mins)
Location: Careers Centre Room LG.03 / LG.04, Cromer Terrace

This workshop will explain the process of applying for a place with School Direct and School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) provider Red Kite Teacher Training. In this session you'll receive advice about making an application via the UCAS system and how to approach your personal statement. You'll also find out more about the value of gaining school experience, how to arrange it and what to look for during your experience.

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11:30 - Application Help and Guidance (Teach First) (30 mins)
Location: Careers Centre Room LG.03 / LG.04, Cromer Terrace

This workshop will explain the process of applying for a place with Teach First and will provide advice about how to approach your personal statement. You'll also find out more about the value of gaining school experience, how to arrange it and what to look for during your experience.

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12:30 - Teaching Primary (45 mins)
Location: School of Education, Coach House Seminar Room, Hillary Place

This workshop will explain the different courses that lead to becoming a primary teacher. Join us to find out more about the benefits of gaining primary school experience, how to arrange it and what to look for during your experience. There will be the opportunity to hear from someone with first hand experience of a primary teaching course.

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12:30 - Teaching Maths and Science (45 mins)
Location: E.C. Stoner Building Room 7.79, University of Leeds 

This workshop is for Maths or Science related degree students in any year, who may be interested in a career in teaching. The workshop will cover salaries and bursaries available for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) teacher training, ways to get school experience and STEM internships. We will also cover the secondary curriculum and subject knowledge requirements for teacher training and course structure for the Red Kite Teacher Training and Teach First routes.

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13:30 - Routes into Teaching (30 mins)
Location: School of Education, Coach House Seminar Room, Hillary Place

This workshop will explain the different postgraduate routes into teaching including: Higher Education Institution (HEI), School Direct, School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) and Teach First. Join us to find out more about entry requirements, how to apply, course timings, how the courses are assessed and the qualifications they lead to.

Book your place