Career Pathway: Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

  • All ITT are provided with CPD from their ITT provider.
  • Act on feedback – practice teaching skills in lessons
  • Join a professional association
  • Read TES/EEF/other resources
  • Follow educational/professional Twitter feeds

Recommended reading:

  • Teach Like a Champion (Doug Lemov)
  • Practice Perfect (Doug Lemov)
  • The Learning Curriculum (Ambition Institute)
  • Attend and complete in-school ITT CPD sessions.
  • Observing other teachers in a variety of subjects and year groups.
  • Use IRIS/Videoing to help reflect on practice
  • Attend school CPD and meetings (incl. parents’ evenings)
  • Shadow/track a pupil
  • Interview practice for your first teaching post
  • Possibility of completing a placement in another BDAT school
  • Attend BDAT ITT recruitment events
  • Trainee Teacher membership of Teaching Unions
  • Bradford for Teaching ITT conference
  • Apply for suitable vacancies within the Trust
  • Sign up for vacancy alerts

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