School Direct (salaried) Training Places
Salaried Training places are generally aimed at graduates who have a minimum of three years’ work experience, either within or outside of the teaching profession. If you have fewer than three years’ experience in the workplace, your application may still be considered in exceptional circumstances.
When offered a salaried training place, you are employed directly by one of the schools in the Rural Schools Alliance partnership. You receive a salary, paid at the same rate as an unqualified teacher, as stipulated by the Department for Education. In Hampshire, the unqualified teacher rate is currently £16,626.
The cost of training, to achieve both the PGCE qualification and QTS status, is covered by the school.
School Direct (non-salaried) Training Places
In line with other local and national accrediting bodies there is a Programme Fee of £9,250. As a trainee, you may be self-funded or eligible for funding or support during your training in the form of a: