Trainee Religious Studies Teacher

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1166970605-2
  • Date Posted: 16 November 2023
  • Apprentice Employer: Grad2Teach
  • Location: London
  • Apprentice Pay: £19,000 to £30,000
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Project Management, Teaching and Education
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship


Are you eager to shape young minds about the diverse world of religions? Are you ready to launch your teaching career while also earning a salary? Your search ends with the Grad2Teach salaried teacher training programme!

We're on the lookout for a Religious Studies Trainee to join our programme, with an opportunity for placement in an exceptional Secondary School in North West London. This presents a remarkable chance for you to immerse yourself in a nurturing and vibrant educational setting, all while receiving a competitive salary.

Embarking on your journey as a Religious Studies Trainee, you'll be embraced with top-tier training and mentorship from seasoned educators. This will equip you to hone your teaching prowess and grow your confidence within the classroom walls.

At Grad2teach, we're dedicated to the ethos that Religious Studies is a key pillar in fostering inclusivity and compassion among the youth. We're invested in enriching our trainees with the expertise and perspective needed to invigorate students with a deep-seated respect for Religious Studies.

If you're primed to embark on a fulfilling teaching voyage and have a lasting impact on the younger generation, step forward and apply for the Grad2Teach salaried teacher training programme now! This is more than a training-it's a gateway to hands-on classroom experience paired with financial benefits. Apply today and begin your transformative path to full teaching qualification.


To be eligible for this programme you must meet the following requirements:

  • Have determination, resilience, and a patient, caring attitude.

  • Have a?relevant university degree with a minimum of a 2:2 classification.

  • Preferably some experience in a UK classroom.

  • Have the confidence and ability to lead the class.

  • Be able to demonstrate your resilience.

  • Be able to train across all key stages?to?broaden your skillset.


Why choose Grad2Teach as your salaried teacher training course?

As a trainee on Grad2Teach's salaried teacher training programme, you will receive high-quality, CPD-accredited training. All your training is led by experienced school leaders, including coaching and mentoring. Grad2Teach will ensure you meet the Teachers' Standards throughout the salaried teacher training programme.

With Grad2Teach you will work to complete a one- or two-year course, achieving a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). You will gain experience working in at least two schools whilst on our salaried teacher training course.

Upon passing Phase 2 of Grad2Teach's salaried teacher training programme, you will have completed your PGCE and be a qualified teacher with QTS.

In Training Phase 1, you will

  • Receive Grad2Teach-funded training while you work on our 39-week, school-based, salaried teacher training programme

  • Gain invaluable insight into classroom management and teaching practice

  • Receive 24/7 support from our friendly team

  • Receive three Quality Assessment observations from one of our trainers in your employer school

  • Develop an understanding of what it means to be a great teacher

In Training Phase 2, you will

  • Attend 6 training days with our partner university

  • Complete 3 written assessments reflecting on your experience and what you've learned so far

  • Cover up to 90% of a teaching timetable within a classroom

  • Work under a dedicated learning mentor who will guide and advise you along your journey

  • Experience two contrasting school placements, allowing you to broaden your experience