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School Direct 2018- 2017

Why choose Aspire?

The Aspire Cluster offers: 

  • Proven track record of bringing teachers into the profession through high quality Initial Teacher Training.                       
  • Expertise and enthusiasm across the cluster in the professional development of all education staff. 
  • Opportunities for trainees to learn about and experience the special features of each partner school through School Experience Days.
  • Benefits of studying with Leeds University 
  • Masters level PGCE and Qualified Teacher Status.
  • Experienced mentors and tutors who will provide personalised support across the placements.
  • Opportunities to meet and develop as a group of Aspire trainees during both placements.           
  • To endeavour to support you with finding a post either within the partnership or beyond. (please note that a place with school Direct and the Aspire Partnership does not guarantee an offer of employment)  

  Aspire Aims 

  • To provide a stimulating and supportive environment in which trainees become enthusiastic, reflective and knowledgeable teachers
  • To optimise trainees' chances of embarking upon a successful career in education