How We Select Our Trainees

Candidates whose application form shows that they meet our short-listing criteria will be invited to an initial interview at the academy, which will give you the chance to demonstrate your skills and experience. 

They may also be asked to attend a second interview with the accrediting provider. 

The most successful applicants will be those who have focused their personal statement on why they want to teach and given examples of what they can bring to the teaching profession. 

As part of the selection process you will be required to pass 2 skills test in Literacy and Numeracy and it is preferred that you have registered prior to interview. 

1. A tour of the academy 

2. A classroom based task - You will be told in advance about the content of the lesson and the age group you will be teaching 

3. Time with staff/departments 

4. A formal interview 

5. A written task