Our Programme
Teach Kent and Sussex

Our Programme

Teach Kent & Sussex ensure that you receive high quality training to ensure that you reach the highest possible standard by the end of the course when you are awarded your ‘QTS’ (qualified teacher status) with PGCE (Post graduate certificate in education).

The majority of our trainees achieve an ‘outstanding’ grade by the end of the course.

We are able to offer both full and part time courses (Click here to our FAQs).

Primary teaching programme

The Primary course with Teach Kent & Sussex SCITT will prepare you to teach the 5 to 11 age range. This course offers a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) from The University of Sussex as well as Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

The course is available as a one year full time option or a part time two year option. You will undertake two placements in schools and train to teach in 2 consecutive Key Stages (1 and 2).

In addition to your placement school you will also visit a special school, take part in teaching in Early Years/Reception and visit a secondary school.

Professional development training with the SCITT is on Wednesday afternoons.

You are supported on the programme by a mentor (who meets with you weekly), a subject tutor team and senior mentor.

Secondary teaching programme

The secondary course with Teach Kent & Sussex SCITT will prepare you to teach the 11-18 age range. This includes specifically training to teach at GCSE and A level. This course offers a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) from The University of Sussex as well as Qualified Teacher Status (QTS).

We offer training in art & design, biology, chemistry, classics (Latin), computing, design technology (food, textiles, product design), English, geography, history, mathematics, Modern Foreign Languages (French and/or German), PE, physics, religious education and music. The course is full time for 1 year and starts in September.

The course is available as a one year full time option or a part time two year option. You will undertake two placements in schools and train to teach in 3 consecutive Key Stages (3, 4 and 5).

In addition to your placement school you will also visit a special school and/or alternative provision school in addition to a two day visit to a  primary school.

Professional development training with the SCITT is on Wednesday afternoons.

You are supported on the programme by a mentor (who meets with you weekly), a subject tutor and senior mentor.