CONSIDERING A CAREER IN TEACHING?
WHO WE ARE TKAT (The Kemnal Academies Trust) is one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in the South of England with over 40 Primary and Secondary Academies in the TKAT Family. We provide an exciting and innovative classroom-based Initial Teacher Training (ITT) programme in a range of schools across the South of England. Our ultimate aim is to ensure we drive up educational standards through the provision of outstanding teaching, leadership and learning for all. Our pupils are at the heart of everything we do and we strive to inspire learners and change lives as a result of our exceptional educational provision.
TKAT BELIEVES IN: • raising educational standards of progress and achievement • exceptional teaching and leadership • outstanding professional development • effective support from the Centre and school-to-school • earned autonomy • innovation and problem-solving
WHY TRAIN WITH TKAT? TKAT teacher training offers a unique training programme. Every training session is delivered by a highly skilled, experienced and enthusiastic teacher. Our training is relevant and responsive to current developments in education and provides a hands-on approach to classroom practice. We believe the best teachers are trained by outstanding practitioners. Aims: We aim to prepare trainees to meet the Professional Standards for Qualified Teacher Status by ensuring they: •
have high quality experience, based on real classroom practice in a variety of contexts
are encouraged to become high quality, reflective practitioners who deliver good and outstanding lessons and contribute to wider school life
experience a supportive and challenging programme, appropriate to their individual needs
are part of a responsive partnership network that provides access to outstanding practitioners and excellent professional development.
‘A very coherent training programme which ensures that trainees carry through the lessons learned from central training and assignment work into their teaching.’ ITT Secondary Phase Ofsted 2014
APPLYING FOR OUR PROGRAMME We are seeking well-qualified graduates who have a passion for learning and a commitment to helping pupils be the best that they can be. You should hold a UK degree of at least 2:2 class and GCSE English and Maths at C (min) or equivalent. Primary trainees should also have at least C grade in GCSE Science. For Secondary trainees, we expect that your degree studies will be in the subject area you wish to teach. Details of our courses are available on our website or by contacting our Course Administrator.
To apply please visit the UCAS website, they will ask for the Provider and Course Code which are available via our Course Administrator.
WHAT OUR TRAINEES SAY... ‘A supportive learning experience. I have made so many friends and we help each other, while the tutors are always available if needed’
‘Group discussion aplenty; a great, fun way to reflect and learn’
If you would like to find out more about becoming a TKAT trainee teacher please contact: Jo Fogg, Course Administrator t 020 3740 1808, e email@example.com
‘There’s always someone to help when you need them’
‘Don’t think this session could have been improved in any way. It was a fantastic and insightful session.’ (Induction session with Andy Vass – Sanity in the Classroom)
Inspiring learners, changing lives
All applications are processed by UCAS and applications open in November.
In 2014 Ofsted judged the TKAT SCITT to be ‘good’ in all categories WHAT DID OFSTED SAY... ‘…very high rates of employment of trainees, often within partnership schools, reflecting well on trainees’ high standards of professionalism.’ ‘Highly effective communication across the partnership, and ready access to substantial resources and course documentation through the partnership website.’ ‘The strong emphasis throughout the training, particularly in the work of lead subject tutors, on developing trainees’ subject knowledge for teaching….Trainees and NQTs have a very good command of the subjects they teach.’ ‘High quality central training courses through the general professional studies programme, and rigorous written assignments, provide a good balance of theoretical perspectives and practical advice which trainees take into the classroom.’ ‘Trainees on all routes are overwhelmingly positive about the quality of all aspects of the training programme. They feel particularly confident that the programme they are on will make them good or better teachers.’ Ofsted ITT inspection report, Secondary Phase May 2014
The Kemnal Academies Trust The Atkins Centre Sevenoaks Way Sidcup Kent DA14 5AA
t: 020 3740 1808 e: firstname.lastname@example.org @TKATAcademies