Morning session - Candidates will have three parts to the morning
- Group task
- Observed whilst reading a story to KS1 children
- Complete an English audit
- Over lunch candidates will be joined by either current members of the course or NQTs who will talk about their experience of the course and their life as a teacher.
During the morning session, the interviewers will decide who should proceed to the second part of the interview and candidates will be informed by the end of the lunch break.
Afternoon- formal interview
During the interview the selection panel will assess:
The extent to which the applicant possess the commitment, personal and intellectual qualities suitable for teaching
The ability to reflect on teaching and learning
Experience of working with children in schools or in more informal settings
Knowledge and understanding of the responsibilities of teachers
Ability to establish good working relationships
Ability to adapt to situations and your resilience
Evidence of your continuing professional development
Knowledge of current and educational topics
Awareness of the importance of effective behaviour management strategies
Candidates will be informed of the result of their interview within 48 hours.