The Department for Education stipulates that trainees, in both Primary and Secondary, starting a Teacher Training course in September 2022 need to demonstrate the aptitude to successfully complete measures which test proficiency in literacy and numeracy. Candidates will therefore be expected to undertake a Math and Literacy test at interview to assess their suitability for Teacher Training. This will indicate whether any further pre-course developments need to be undertaken to ensure appropriate levels of skills in these crucial areas are met.
You will also need to provide the details of two referees. If candidates have studied within the last five years; an academic reference must be provided. The other reference should be a school or employer’s reference.
In addition to the above general requirements – the following specific course requirements must also be met: