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How to Apply

The process to apply to High Force Education is set out below.  Please note we are a Safer Recruitment provider.

Entry Requirements

The course offered by High Force Education is in line with the Level 7 Masters degree standard

The entry requirements are:

– Minimum of a 2.2 honours degree from a UK University or a recognised equivalent qualification.
– GCSE English language, maths and science- Grade C, Level 4 or above.
– Minimum 2 ‘A’ Levels or equivalent

If your qualifications are not UK awarded you will need a NARIC statement of comparability to show that they are equivalent to the entry requirements listed.

Prior experience in a school is not required. However, where candidates have been able to gain experience in schools, this might be helpful to understand the role of a teacher and will help you at interview. Please note, your application would not be rejected because you have not gained school experience

As a Safer Recruitment provider, our robust safeguarding practices are in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education (2019). Please note you will be asked to bring 2 forms of ID with you, one of which must be photographic. If you do not have the required ID then the interview cannot take place.

Successful applicants are required to undertake the enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, and complete a medical health questionnaire which may be subject to an occupational health referral. This will be arranged by High Force Education. Any offer of a place on the course is conditional to meeting the entry requirements.

How to Apply

All applications are made through UCAS (see below) using the following course codes:

Provider Led – X100
Durham School Direct (Prince Bishops Community Primary) – 28GN
Federation of Abbey Schools Direct) – 2N4C
Swaledale Alliance (School Direct) – 2N4B Click here for the UCAS homepage: https://www.ucas.com/postgraduate/teacher-training/ucas-teacher-training-apply-and-track

Further information about our programme can be found using the DfE search service:  https://www.gov.uk/find-postgraduate-teacher-training-courses

Selection Procedure

Stage 1: Your application will be shortlisted against set criteria and checked to see if it meets the entry requirements.

Stage 2: If successful at Stage 1, you will be invited to attend an interview and assessment morning. You will be required to complete the following:

  1. Observed whilst reading a story to KS1 children
  2. Group Task
  3. Complete an English audit
  4. Formal Interview

Conditional offers will usually be made within 1 working day from the date of interview and often sooner than this. Offers will be confirmed via UCAS

High Force Education is committed to equality of opportunity for all and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender, sexual orientation, age disability, religion or socio-economic circumstances. Those applicants with a BME (Black Minority Ethnic) background may wish to contact MERIT, an organisation that supports BME teachers into teaching. Please contact Sheba Joseph at [email protected]

OUR SCHOOLS

A map of our schools

Bedale CofE Primary School

Bedale CofE Primary School

Firby Road, Bedale, DL8 2AT

Brompton on Swale C of E

Brompton on Swale C of E

Brompton Park, Brompton, Richmond, DL10 7JW

Cockfield Primary School

Cockfield Primary School

Front Street, Cockfield, DL13 5EN

Crook Primary School

Crook Primary School

Croft Avenue, Crook, DL15 8QG

Federation of Abbey Primary

Federation of Abbey Primary

Cleveland Terrace, Darlington DL3 8JH

Green Lane C of E Primary

Green Lane C of E Primary

Green Lane, Barnard Castle, DL12 8LG

Ludworth Primary School

Ludworth Primary School

Moor Crescent, Ludworth, DH6 1LZ

Wolsingham Primary School

Wolsingham Primary School

Uppertown, Wolsingham, Bishop Auckland, DL13 3ET

Ox Close Primary School

Ox Close Primary School

Ox Close Cres, Spennymoor, DL16 6RU

Peases West Primary School

Peases West Primary School

Billy Row, Crook, DL15 9SZ

Prince Bishops Community Primary

Prince Bishops Community Primary

Gibson Street, Bishop Auckland, DL14 8DY

Richmond Methodist School

Richmond Methodist School

Darlington Road, Richmond, DL10 7BH

Sedgefield Hardwick

Sedgefield Hardwick

Hawthorn Road, Sedgefield, TS21 3DA

South Otterington C of E Primary School

South Otterington C of E Primary School

South Otterington, Northallerton, DL7 9HD

Montalbo Nursery and Primary School

Montalbo Nursery and Primary School

Fairfield Road, Barnard Castle, DL12 8TN

Staindrop C of E Primary

Staindrop C of E Primary

Swan Wynd, Staindrop, DL2 3NL

Toft Hill Primary School

Toft Hill Primary School

Toft Hill, Bishop Auckland, DL14 0JH

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