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Recruitment update

Applications for the 2022/23 academic year are now open on DfE Apply
Please contact teach@gitep.org.uk with any questions and queries.

Gloucestershire Initial Teacher Education Partnership

Gloucestershire Initial Teacher Education Partnership (GITEP) SCITT is a highly successful school-centred initial teacher training provider, recognised as outstanding by Ofsted.

Our training is dominantly school based but we also believe strongly that our trainees should have the time to develop subject expertise and an understanding of theoretical aspects of education. Professional studies weeks throughout the year, with lectures and workshops led by expert speakers, support the training in schools.

GITEP works in partnership with the University of Bristol to offer the academic PGCE. Although all our centre-based training takes place in Cheltenham or Gloucester our trainees have full access to the University of Bristol library and are registered students of the University.

GITEP and the University both focus solely on secondary teacher training and share a commitment to developing outstanding subject expertise. Trainees from our partnership schools meet as subject groups every Thursday with subject leaders who are also serving teachers.

We are a relatively large SCITT, with around 80 trainees and 30 partner schools – “the richest possible mix of different settings” according to Ofsted. This enables us to offer a full range of training opportunities. We pride ourselves in knowing all our trainees individually and providing outstanding support. Our trainees “really enjoy teaching” (Ofsted) and the majority go on to work in partnership schools.

GITEP EVENTS

Train to Teach in Gloucestershire

Pate’s Grammar School, 27th January 2022, 4.30pm – 7pm Teaching is undoubtedly a rewarding profession that allows you to make a difference. A true vocation, a career in teaching allows…

Teacher Taster Day at Cirencester Deer Park School

Friday 18th February 2022, 09:00-14:00 Thinking about becoming a secondary school teacher? Are you interested in teaching? Are you educated to degree level in a relevant subject? Join us at Cirencester…

Teacher Taster Day at Churchdown School Academy

Monday 14th March 2022, 8.45 – 15.00 TBC Churchdown School Academy is an 11-18, non-selective academy where the aim is ‘to achieve success for all’. Expectations are high and students’ approach…

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