TEACHER TRAINING WITH THE WEST ESSEX SCHOOL DIRECT PARTNERSHIP
The West Essex School Direct Partnership provides a very special, school-based initial teacher training experience in partnership with Tes Institute, who have a reputation for innovative, online learning.
We are based at the lead school, Davenant Foundation School (Loughton, Essex), and work as a partnership with 18+ other schools in West Essex, Harlow and Chelmsford to provide both secondary and primary initial teacher training.
All of our partnership schools have made a commitment to work together through the School Direct programme with our provider Tes Institute to offer the very best of school-based teacher training programmes. The programme will seek to maximise time spent in the classroom by ensuring that the face-to-face professional studies programme is of the highest quality and delivered within our locality.
The West Essex School Direct Partnership are committed to attracting, training and developing both graduates and career changers to enable all schools within our area to reach the same level of excellence and quality of provision thus ensuring that all our trainees achieve their full potential.
WE ARE NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2019-20 INTAKE VIA UCAS (CODE 10OS). PLEASE DO GET IN TOUCH IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ARRANGE SCHOOL EXPERIENCE OR YOU WOULD LIKE INFORMATION AND ADVICE ON HOW TO APPLY FOR THE NEXT INTAKE.
APPLICATION FORMS ARE ARRIVING BY THE DAY, SO PLEASE ENSURE THAT IF YOU'RE PLANNING TO APPLY TO OUR PARTNERSHIP, YOUR APPLICATION IS SUBMITTED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
“The School Direct training route gave me the opportunity to learn how to teach in a nurturing and supportive environment where I was allowed to flourish. I was able to experience different schools on placement and had a wide variety of training in different subjects that helped me to become a well-rounded teacher. It was a tough year that I will never forget but it was well worth all of the late nights and hard work. I wouldn’t change it because now I am doing what I have always dreamed of."
Eleni - 2017/2018 trainee