Trainee teacher

Dilkes Academy, South Ockendon, Essex


Job details

Subject Primary
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £17,685

Job summary

The Teach Thurrock Primary Partnership lead by Dilkes Academy is running an innovative ITE programme for both the salaried and PGCE accredited by UCL Institute of Education. Training will take place at the Institute of Education which received an Outstanding OFSTED grade in 2013. Our training programmes have trained and placed 63 NQTs in Thurrock schools with another 11 training this year.

We are very proud of the high quality training and mentoring that is an integral part of both our PGCE and salaried training programmes. Our trainees all receive bespoke training based upon their needs and allow them to achieve their full potential as outstanding practitioners who will be leaders of the future. We offer a £1000 bursary to all of our PGCE trainees and our salaried students are paid on UQ1 of the unpaid teachers’ pay scale.
100% of our trainees have gained jobs in Thurrock schools and many of our early cohort are already on the leadership ladder, positively impacting on the lives of Thurrock children.
We are looking for high quality candidates with a 2.2 degree or above. Candidates with at least English, maths and science at a level 5 (C) and above are eligible to apply and we accept equivalency tests. We need individuals with passion and commitment to improving the life chances for children in Thurrock and those who are hardworking and resilient. We can offer high quality training in some of the best schools in Thurrock which can be negotiated after you have been offered a place on the course.
If you are apply through Essex Job Scene we will contact you directly to advise you how to apply through UCAS.

Essential educational requirements

2.2 degree or above

Essential qualifications

Candidates with at least English, maths and science at a level 5 (C) and above are eligible to apply and we accept equivalency tests.

Essential skills and experience

Experience of working in a school

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School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 471 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
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School website Dilkes Academy website (opens in a new window)
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About Dilkes Academy

Our pupils are aged 3 – 11, ranging from Nursery to Year 6, and mainly live in the area surrounding the school. We also have a Personalised Learning Centre that offers specialist provision for 10 pupils. This means we have over 450 pupils in total.
At Dilkes we want our children to be happy, confident and to share a passion for learning. We help them to achieve highly and make outstanding progress.
We value every child and ensure that we foster the individuality of their interests and experiences. Our bespoke curriculum is carefully planned to enable us to teach all the National Curriculum subjects in a creative and inspiring way. We engage children in a range of activities that enable them to develop their knowledge and skills, and equip them for life beyond school.
We are very proud of the achievements of our pupils, and this pride is echoed by the pupils themselves. We strive to continue to build on the outstanding provision that Dilkes Academy offers.
"We strive to ensure high achievement and a happy educational experience for every child."

School location

Garron Lane, South Ockendon, Essex, RM15 5JQ