How To Apply

 

Apply for SCITT and School Direct

 We are no longer accepting applications for 2017-18- the system will re-open for 2018-19 at the end of October

Where to Apply

All applications must be made through the UCAS Teacher Training System

There is no closing date for applications, each programme/subject will only close once all of the places are filled therefore submitting an early application is highly recommended.

* Please note: Although there are two different routes available to apply to for RCTTP, all training is done collaboratively and there is no difference in the training or qualifications received through the SCITT and School Direct routes. Trainees on both routes are trained together following the same programme. If you wish to apply to train within Redcar and Cleveland please only apply to SCITT or School Direct not both.

Apply for  SCITT

Applicants wishing to apply for the SCITT route should search for Redcar and Cleveland Teacher Training Partnership in the list of providers.

Apply for  School Direct

School Direct-Sacred Heart

Applicants wishing to apply for the Sacred Heart School Direct route should search for Sacred Heart School with Redcar and Cleveland Teacher Training Partnership in the list of providers.

Sacred Heart represent a consortium of schools in Redcar and Cleveland that work in partnership with RCTTP. They act as the lead school for School Direct training places and applicants may be placed in Sacred Heart or one of the other schools in the partnership. All queries regarding recruitment and the training programme should be made directly to RCTTP not Sacred Heart.

School Direct-Hillsview Academy/Academies Enterprise Trust Teaching School Alliance

Applicants wishing to apply for the Hillsview Academy/AET School Direct route should search for Academies Enterprise Trust Teaching School Alliance and look for the programmes with Redcar and Cleveland Teacher Training Partnership as the accrediting provider.

Hillsview Academy are working with AET to offer School Direct training places, successful applicants will be placed in Hillsview Academy.

Professional Skills Tests

It is advisable that all applicants to both SCITT and School Direct complete their Professional Skills Tests as soon as possible after completing an application. Please visit our Quick Guide for more information

How We Select Our Trainees

Shortlisting from Application
 Course Leaders and colleagues from Partnership Schools will look at application forms and decide who will be invited for task/interview day. It is therefore important that application forms contain all the relevant information and that particular attention is paid to the personal statement. References of those invited for task/interview will be requested at this point. 
Task/interview Day
 Applicants who are successful at this stage will receive a letter inviting them to a task/interview day. The morning is composed of a group task, a presentation task and a written task. The tasks are designed to find out more about applicants and their suitability to teach. Based on performance in these tasks, successful applicants will be invited to remain for a personal interview in the afternoon. This will include a brief teaching task which will be detailed in the letter inviting applicants to interview. 
Original documentary evidence of degree and GCSE qualifications must be provided at interview. 

Professional Skills Tests

It is advisable that all applicants to both SCITT and School Direct complete their Professional Skills Tests as soon as possible after completing an application. Please visit our Quick Guide for more information

MERIT

We work closely MERIT (Minority Ethnic Recruitment into Teaching) who support BME candidates through the selection and interview process. Click here to visit their website

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