1. Our School
  2. School Direct
  3. Applicant qualities

Applicant qualities

The Aspire group looks for the following qualities in applicants for School Direct places:

 

Skills/Attributes

 

♦  Strong and committed work ethic
♦  Passion for both learning and teaching
♦  Excellent organisation and time management skills
♦  Resilience to cope under pressure
♦  Creativity
♦  Self-motivated
♦  Resourceful
♦  Open to constructive criticism
♦  Adaptable
♦  Reflective approach
♦  Sense of humour
♦  Patient

Knowledge

 

♦  Degree 2:2 or higher
♦  GCSE English and Maths Grade C or above
♦  You must have registered for the Skills Tests
♦  A good understanding of current issues in education

Experience

 

♦  Relevant and substansial school context experience in a UK state Primary schools
♦  Relevant experience of working with young people