Application to the School Direct route 

From September 2021 application will be via DfE Apply. In the first instance you can apply to 3 different providers, have 3 interviews and potentially 3 offers before you need to make a final decision about which provider you will join.

Improve your subject knowledge – Get Into Teaching  

The Next Steps…

1.Visit North East Schools Teaching Alliance – Contact Nicki Smith to arrange a chat to see if North East Schools Teaching Alliance is the right provider for you.
2.Apply via DfE Apply website – from mid-October
3.Find North East Schools Teaching Alliance on DfE Apply website
4.Complete Your Application
5.North East Schools Teaching Alliance shortlist applicants
6.Attend Interview – which will include: introduction, time in a classroom supporting students, discussion of a pre-planned lesson/resources with interview panel, interview questions.
7.Offers made – Conditional on meeting criteria
8.Offers Accepted
9.Attend Northumbria University Welcome Session – early July
10.North East Schools Teaching Alliance Induction Day – Late August
11.Course Commences – Start of September
12.Course Concludes – June. Successful trainees qualify with a PGCE with QTS
13.Northumbria Graduation / North East Schools Teaching Alliance Celebration Event – July
14.Start Job as an ECT on a starting salary of approximately £24k – September