We are seeking strong language graduates, including those looking to change career and native speakers, to train as secondary school modern foreign language teachers.
Dulwich College is the London Hub for the National Modern Languages School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT). This one-year course is a combination of academic training and placement.. Trainees undertake a main school placement at either Dulwich College or one of our link schools (both state and independent) across London.You will gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), both of which are nationally and internationally recognised. The PGCE will be provided by Sheffield Hallam University and includes 60 credits at level 7 (Masters’ level) which are transferable.
We are looking for candidates who have the potential to be an outstanding teacher with a passion for modern languages. You must be able to demonstrate extensive subject knowledge in your chosen language or be a native speaker. A good honours degree or a recognised equivalent qualification with a high level of fluency in at least one modern language is needed.
Successful applicants can apply for a bursary of up to £26,000 or scholarship of up to £28,000 (subject to eligibility and DfE announcement every year) from the English government, and a Student Loan if needed. There are subject knowledge enhancement courses of various lengths available if your language skills need updating.
Information about taster days at Dulwich College (comprising lesson observations and an introduction to the course) and the application and selection process can be found on the website https://www.nationalmodernlanguages.com or by contacting Catherine Juyol on JuyolC@dulwich.org.uk. Applications are submitted via UCAS between now and July 2019. The course start date is September 2019.
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