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Train to Teach with us

Great teachers transform lives and we are committed to nurturing and developing the very best teachers to work within our Academies and make difference to the lives of our students.

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Oasis Community Learning are currently working in partnership with Ark Schools to recruit trainees to begin Initial Teacher Training in Summer 2017. We have places available at Primary and Secondary level in Birmingham, Manchester, London and Bradford.

The programme, delivered by Ark Teacher Training, has achieved great success since launching in 2012, with 85% of recent Ark Teacher Training trainees being graded as outstanding at the end of their first year. With this, the course is now being expanded and this year being rolled out through a partnership arrangement with Oasis Community Learning and a number of other schools and Trusts.

The two-year training programme (Initial Teacher Training and NQT) that allows graduates and career changers to learn from some of the best teachers and leaders in the profession. By joining the programme you'll have the unique opportunity to have a class to call your own from day one; gain a PGCE and Masters credits within your first year and receive a range of training and support from dedicated mentors, coaches, educational experts and your fellow trainees. 

You can find out more about the programme here:

Download the brochure

or visit the

Ark Teacher Training Website

Applications for all teacher training courses go through UCAS. To make your application visit www.ucas.com/teacher-training. 

Regardless of which Academy or organisation you want to teach in, please select Ark Teacher Training on your UCAS application. You will later be asked to set your preferences for Oasis, or another partner school, as part of the selection process.

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