Teacher training specialist welcomes new member

Cheadle Hulme School will become one of eight regional NMAP SCITT hubs for training maths teachers

The National Mathematics and Physics SCITT (School Centred Initial Teacher Training), an organisation offering specialist teacher training in maths and physics, has welcomed a new member.

Cheadle Hulme School, a Greater Manchester-based independent school, will become one of eight regional hubs for training maths teachers.

“As a school,” said headmaster, Neil Smith, “we are committed to developing the next generation of teaching professionals; a cohort who will have expert subject knowledge, be confident in the classroom and able to collaborate with colleagues throughout the school.”

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Recruitment for the programme, aimed at both recent graduates and career changers, will commence in January, with trainees set to take to the classroom from September.

Participants will have their development supported via weekly academic theory sessions, and also see their experience widened by working for six weeks in a second school.

Come the end of the year, they will receive qualified teacher status (QTS), a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and credits towards a Masters qualification.

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