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Business Studies Trainee Teacher

Posted 22/05/23
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£20909 - £24775

Long Term


London - Barking and Dagenham

Beginning 09/23

Business Studies – Teacher Training

Obtain a PGCE with QTS

Paid teacher training route

Permanent position

Engage Education has a two-phase Train to Teach programme which allows you to work, earn and learn all at the same time.

The course is an alternative route to traditional initial teacher training and offers a postgraduate-level qualification leading to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS), no tuition fees, and the opportunity to earn while you learn. We have multiple start dates for this program and work in partnership with NITE at Coventry University.

  • This school is in Barking and Dagenham and seeking a Business Studies Graduate to join their school to complete a PGCE and gain QTS via a paid route into teaching.

About The School:

  • This school is an OFSTED Good School.
  • The school is a happy, thriving, co-educational school where they pride themselves on valuing each and every one of the students as an individual.
  • They are one of the biggest schools in Europe
  • They have been awarded a Silver Award for their professional development training
  • 'Excellence for all; excellence from all'. We strive for excellence in all that we do. Their ethos is characterised by the values of mutual respect, compassion for others, discipline, high expectations and aspirations, hard work.

What does the training entail?

This program will run over two phases. In your first phase, you will work full-time in a local school as a member of the Support Staff, while receiving online and in-person support from our Partnership and Development team to prepare you for your training programme.

This first phase will include CPD on:

  • Knowledge of The Teachers' Standards
  • Understanding of The Teachers' Standards
  • Reflective Summary of Learning linked to The Teachers' Standards

By the end of Phase One, you’ll be ready to start teaching!

Phase Two of the course gives you the essential knowledge and skills to excel in your teaching career. You will work as a teacher while studying for your PGCE and QTS assessment with the National Institute of Teaching and Education (NITE) at Coventry University. You will be paid in line with the national scale for unqualified teachers.

The modules included are:

  • Behaviour and Classroom Management
  • Curriculum Delivery and Assessment
  • Development of The Teachers' Standards
  • Evidence of practical teaching practice


  • Paid as a TA in Phase 1, Unqualified teacher in Phase 2
  • Get paid to do your PGCE
  • Gain certified Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
  • Train in a school you love and continue working there once you’ve qualified
  • Exclusive professional and personal Engage benefits

To be considered for enrolment, applicants must have:

  • Undergraduate Honours degree
  • GCSE Level 4 (Grade C) in English, Maths (for Secondary trainees) plus Science (for Primary Trainees)
  • Must have a desire and passion for becoming a teacher and working in secondary education on a long-term basis.
  • The right to work in UK

Application Process

Do you feel you meet the criteria for this exciting opportunity?

If so, please either apply below or contact Engage Education directly

Posted by Jason Giger
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