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Train to Teach – Geography

Posted 12/01/23
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£13,650 - £14,625

Teacher Training


London - Barking and Dagenham

Beginning 01/23

Graduate Teaching Assistant – Teacher Training

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.

This school is seeking a Geography trainee.

About The School:

  • This school is rated OFSTED Good, and its vision is for all students to feel happy and safe in school; have high ambitions for themselves, and play an active role in the school community.
  • This school does its utmost to provide the building blocks and cultural capital to compete with any child in the country. The school offers a broad challenging and diverse curriculum, both inside and out of the classroom.
  • School has a great enrichment programme which plays a central role in the life of the school. THis offers a wide range of clubs, visits, and experiences as well as a busy afterschool programme.
  • Based in Barking.

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 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 Emma Daly
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