Are you considering a career as an Art Teacher?

Would you like train on the job at Swindon Academy and receive a tax-free bursary of £9,000 during your training year?

Don’t miss the opportunity to complete your PGCE at one of the top-performing secondary schools in Swindon
Close to the beautiful Cotswolds and within commuting distance of Bristol, Bath, Oxford and Gloucester

Swindon Academy is part of United Learning - the biggest Multi-Academy Trust in the UK. United Teaching is our Initial Teacher Training scheme. We can offer you more than any single school. Training while you teach, you will learn from the best and share our expertise nationwide. With support from mentors and tutors across the Group, it all adds up to the best start for our children, and your career. Because here, teacher training is a path to senior leadership roles across the country.

United Teaching National SCITT is a bespoke teacher training course, run in partnership with a top university, who award the Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). The course starts with a two-week ‘summer school’ in August. You will spend your academic year at Swindon Academy with additional training one afternoon each week at the lead school. You will complete a second placement at the partner Cluster School and attend up to three conferences. Assessment will continue throughout the course, based on your classroom experience and achievement measured against Teaching Standards, while your academic study will comprise of two academic assignments.

We are looking for candidates who:

Are passionate about their subject
Have been awarded or are on track to achieve a 2:1 Degree. (Negotiable in exceptional cases)
Have experience working with children (not essential)
Are committed to working as part of a team
Are highly organised
Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal