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ITT Blog Part Three – End of first placement/start of second placement (December – March)

I am now well into my second ITT placement, returning to the school where I previously worked as Assistant Inclusion Manager before starting the course. It is nice to be back in a familiar setting, although I have had to make a concerted effort to re-establish myself as a classroom teacher rather than a member [...]

By | 2017-03-05T13:59:30+00:00 March 5th, 2017|ITT Blog|Comments Off on ITT Blog Part Three – End of first placement/start of second placement (December – March)

ITT Blog Part Two – First teaching placement (September to November).

The first half term of the programme has flown by and I am now just five weeks away from finishing my first teaching placement. It has been an intense, challenging but highly enjoyable ride so far; the learning curve is undeniably steep but the personal and professional rewards make everything worthwhile. The first two weeks [...]

By | 2017-01-04T15:18:13+00:00 November 14th, 2016|ITT Blog|Comments Off on ITT Blog Part Two – First teaching placement (September to November).

ITT Blog Part One – From application to induction.

In December 2015 I was working as Assistant Inclusion Manager in a secondary school within the West Yorkshire Teaching Alliance. I enjoyed this role immensely but knew that moving into the classroom was the way forward. I had been contemplating applying for the Schools Direct training programme for some time and had enough in-school experience [...]

By | 2017-01-04T15:18:13+00:00 September 12th, 2016|ITT Blog|Comments Off on ITT Blog Part One – From application to induction.