How do I prepare for a primary school interview?

How do I prepare for a primary school interview?

How to prepare for your teacher training interview

  1. Tailor your preparation.
  2. Think of the qualities you’ll bring to teaching but don’t second-guess the questions.
  3. Read about the education sector.
  4. Show passion for your subject.
  5. Don’t forget about your other life experiences.
  6. Be prepared for more than just the formal interview.

Do you need an honours degree to do a PGDE?

Degree requirements A specific class of honours degree is not required and ordinary degrees are acceptable for entry on the PGDE programme.

What unis do primary teaching Scotland?

Undergraduate routes to becoming a primary school teacher in Scotland

  • Queen Margaret University.
  • University of Aberdeen.
  • University of Dundee.
  • University of Edinburgh.
  • University of Glasgow.
  • University of the Highlands and Islands (English medium)
  • University of the Highlands and Islands (Gaelic medium)
  • University of Stirling.

Can I teach in England with a Scottish PGDE?

Completing a PGDE will allow you to register as a teacher with the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GCTS), letting you to teach in Scottish schools. Offered in England and Wales, the Postgraduate Diploma in Education is similar to the PGCE, except it offers twice as many CATS credits.

How much does a Scottish teacher get paid?

Chartered Teacher Spine

Point Annual Salary 1.1.2018 Annual Salary 1.4.2019
1 37,611 41,451
2 38,880 42,849
3 39,774 43,836
4 41,418 45,645

How much does a probationary teacher earn in Scotland?

Newly qualified teachers in their probation year currently start on a salary of £22,416. Once fully registered, salaries rise by annual increments over the first five years from £26,895 to £35,763. Promotion prospects are good too. Head teachers in Scotland’s largest schools can earn up to £86,319.

Can I teach in Scotland with a PGDE?

The Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) is the graduate entry route for those who want to become a primary or secondary teacher in Scotland. The Scottish PGDE primary trains you to work with children typically aged between 4-12, whilst a PGDE secondary qualifies you to teach 11-18-year-olds.

Is a PGDE a teaching qualification?

The Professional Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE) is a form of initial teacher training. This qualification is the Scottish equivalent of the Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). It allows graduates to qualify as teachers.

What is the interview process like at University of Glasgow?

There is often group activities to do and often 1-2-1 interviews as well, where they’ll typically ask you why Glasgow and why Primary Ed. However, it will always vary by uni.

Can I change from primary to secondary teaching in Glasgow?

We do not currently offer a conversion from primary to secondary education (or vice versa) for qualified teachers. Additional advice can be found via the General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTCS). There is no UCAS campus code for our campus in Glasgow.

When can I apply for postgraduate (PgDE) courses?

For Postgraduate (PGDE) courses, applying via UCAS, applications are accepted from September with a closing date of the 15th January for entry the following August.

Where is the University of Glasgow School of Education located?

The School of Education is based in the St Andrew’s Building on Eldon Street on the University’s main campus in the West End of Glasgow (E14 on campus map). The MA Primary Education programme is delivered at the University’s campus in Dumfries. The same entry requirements apply to mature applicants due to competitive entry.

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