Researchers in Schools is a unique teacher training and development programme designed for PhD researchers

Researchers in Schools

Researchers in Schools offers PhD researchers a unique, fully salaried route into teaching tailored to their abilities, knowledge and experience.

Through a bespoke programme blending classroom teaching and research opportunities, you’ll develop the skills to become a highly-effective classroom teacher, helping support pupils, regardless of background, to excel and progress to higher education.

  • Pursue a three-year training and professional development programme placing you directly into a school to develop your teaching practice on the job.
  • Gain Qualified Teacher Status through a structured programme of observation and classroom teaching.
  • Undertake our Research Leader in Education Award, a professional qualification recognising excellence in research practice within schools.
  • Access bespoke training, supporting you to develop strong leadership skills and work towards the programme’s mission.
  • Receive one day per week off-timetable to pursue the programme’s wider aims:
  • Deliver subject- and education-focused research and high-impact interventions in schools to boost attainment and promote university access.

Benefits include:

  • A highly competitive salary and benefits package with salary uplift for maths and physics teachers
  • Dedicated time off-timetable to pursue the Researchers in Schools aims and maintain a research profile
  • An honorary academic title from a research-intensive university
  • Minimum 11 weeks’ paid holiday

For more information and to apply, visit www.researchersinschools.org

First application deadline 18th November 2016

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