Our Train to Teach Blog is an insight into behind the scenes of The John Taylor SCITT and is written by various members of the Teaching School team!
As a teacher training leader, I’ve had the privilege of guiding over 400 aspiring educators on their journey to becoming teachers. Each year, a new cohort of trainees arrives with a mix of excitement and nervousness, eager to embark on a transformative path. But this year was different. This year, my own son was starting school on the very same day.
Becoming a teacher through the SCITT has been overwhelmingly positive, filled with support and invaluable experience. The guidance and growth opportunities I encountered throughout my training have been pivotal in shaping my career trajectory.
Whether you are fresh out of education, or on a new career path, your first term as a trainee teacher will be an exciting one. Read more about the journey here.
Applying to Become a Teacher John Taylor SCITT trainee, Megan Snell, talks about her application process when applying for the Primary Programme. Megan offers advice
The Whole School Training, The Department Meetings and The Staff Room Applications for the John Taylor SCITT cohort of trainee teachers for 2023/24 opened this
Isostatic Rebound: Initial Teacher Education in the Post-Lockdown Landscape The world is constantly evolving and consequently the social and cultural challenges that education faces is
Interviewing for an initial teacher training (ITT) position is potentially a nerve-wracking experience for all.
With changes to the ITE Core Content and Ofsted Inspection framework the John Taylor SCITT Central Team across both the primary and secondary routes set about re-designing our course.
From Sports Coach to Trainee Primary Teacher “Miss” “Where’s Miss” “No, you” “Me? I’m not a Miss, I am a Mr, Mr Jeffery” “Oh, Mr
So I’m currently sat on a flight from Krakow to Birmingham, after an emotionally charged day visit to Auschwitz, reflecting on the messages Rabbi Epstein shared with us.