Acklam Grange School Recruitment | Teaching School
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Teaching School

As a Teaching School, we have 3 main areas of focus:

 

  • Initial Teacher Training
  • Professional Development
  • School to School Support

 

Initial Teacher Training

 

At Acklam Grange Teaching School, we have excellent facilities and highly competent coaches, mentors and classroom professionals for you to learn from. As one of the top performing schools in the country for the last three years, our academic achievements demonstrate our commitment to high quality learning experiences for our students every lesson, every day.

 

At Acklam Grange School we believe in delivering a highly bespoke and differentiated professional development programme, which inspires, challenges and truly develops our staff. High quality teaching and a culture of learning is at the heart of everything we do in the dynamic educational landscape, our AGS Inspire programme must provide cutting edge support so that our staff are leaders and experts in their specialist field. Our nationally acclaimed approach to professional development, together with our academic achievements, means that we are the perfect place for you to begin your exciting journey into the classroom.

 

If you already have experience or confidence in working with children then School Direct might be the perfect way for you to train to become a teacher. Tax-free funding (up to £30k) is available to the best graduates training in a range of subjects to off-set the £9,000 course fees.
As a School Direct trainee, you will complete the majority of your training in school with us at Acklam Grange, whilst also gaining experience in another school placement during your training year. You will be in the classroom from day one with the support of a team of mentors and professional coaches who will deliver your bespoke training package. Course lectures and seminars on teaching theory, along with statutory topics like safeguarding and behaviour management, will be delivered by our training partner Durham SCITT.

 

Professional Development

 

At Acklam Grange School we believe in delivering a highly bespoke and differentiated professional development programme, which inspires, challenges and truly develops our staff. High quality teaching and a culture of learning is at the heart of everything we do in the dynamic educational landscape, our AGS Inspire programme must provide cutting edge support so that our staff are leaders and experts in their specialist field.

 

School to School Support

 

As a nationally recognised Teaching School we have a team of highly skilled SLE’s (Specialist Leaders in Education), LLE (Local Leaders of Education) and an NLE (National Leader of Education) that can be commissioned for any type of bespoke school to school support work.