- We also require three passes at GCSE grade C or above, which must include Mathematics, English Language and Science. If you have studied for a new GCSE for which you will be awarded a numerical grade then you will need to achieve a grade 4 or above.
- All successful applicants will be interviewed.
- All successful applicants will be required to:
Applicants whose first language is not English must achieve a minimum IELTS band score of 6.5, with no less than 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in any other element.
Applicants are expected to show, recent experience (two weeks minimum, but preferably more) of working within English state mainstream Primary Classroom(s) in Foundation Stage, KS1 and/or KS2 during the past two years.
This degree awards Qualified Teacher Status, which means that when you graduate you’ll be qualified to teach in any state-maintained primary school in England and Wales. Most graduates from this course go on to teach in primary schools.
Good teachers are always in high demand. The average starting salary for a teacher is £22,000, and experienced teachers can earn up to £56,000 outside London, and £64,000 in London. Head teachers can reach a salary of between £42,379 and £112,000.
Teachers also benefit from excellent holidays, and the teachers’ pension scheme is the second largest public sector pension scheme in the UK.