Train to Teach - Get into Teaching Event (SWIFT)

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  • Part Time

Train to Teach - Get into Teaching

Monday 10 October 2022:  5.00 - 7.00pm

High View Primary School, Plymouth, 

A free Train To Teach event providing the perfect opportunity to find out more about teacher training and receive advice from experts and training providers.

Come along and we will tell you everything you need to know about:
•    Funding
•    Different training courses
•    How to submit a successful application
•    How to get school experience
•    Preparing for your training year
•    What a career in teaching is really like

1700 - Opening Keynote Speaker
1710 - Training Routes into Teaching
1720 - How to Submit a Successful Application
1730 - Preparing for your Training Year
1740 - Opportunity to Speak to Providers
1810 – How to Get Experience Observing Lessons
1820 – Early Career Teachers (ECT) and Trainees | Top Tips
1835 – Opportunity to Speak to Providers

How to Submit a Successful Application 
Get tips on applying, including finding the right referees and writing a personal statement.

Preparing for your Training Year
Hear from current trainees and from recently qualified teachers who will tell you all you need to know about preparing for a successful training career.

How to get Experience Observing Lessons 
How school experience can help you decide whether teaching is right for you. Spending time in school allows you to:
• Observe a range of lessons and other teacher responsibilities
• Talk to Teachers
• Get an insight into day-to-day school life

Early Career Teachers (ECT) and Trainees | Top Tips
Hear from current trainees and Yr1/Yr2 teachers about their own experiences and routes into teaching.
Find out what their top tips would be to potential applicants interested in entering the profession.

Meet the Training Providers
An opportunity to meet and chat to a range of Primary and Secondary Teacher Training Providers including Universities, School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITTs) and School Direct, including:
• Cornerstone Teaching Academy
• Dartmoor Teacher Training Partnership (Prim & Sec)
• Devon Primary SCITT
• Exeter Consortium Schools’ Alliance
• Plymouth Marjon University
• Plymouth Teachers and School Alliance
• South West Teacher Training
• Teach South West
• The Learning Institute
• University of Plymouth
• Devonport High School for Boys
• Ventrus Training School Alliance

To book:
On-line booking form HERE Or contact: Nina Maxwell Email: 

Please book by Monday 3 October 2022

Apply Now

Job Details

  • OrganisationOther Organisations
  • Work LocationPlymouthDevon
  • Work Postcode

    PL3 6JQ

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupTeaching - Primary & Early YearsTeaching - SecondaryApprenticeships/Training Programmes/Work ExperienceTeaching - Special & OtherTeaching – Further & Higher Education

  • Salary Details

  • Job TermCasual
  • Appointment TypePart Time
  • Hours

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required