Recruitment & Assessment Process
The assessment day will take place in one of our SCITT partner schools. The day will consist of a number of different elements which will allow us to assess whether you have the key attributes to become a trainee at Barr Beacon SCITT. During the assessment day you will complete:
A Subject Knowledge Assessment
A 60-minute test of your subject knowledge and a 15-minute test of the quality of your written English.
A Teaching Episode
A 15-minute teaching activity in your subject.
A Presentation on Teaching Pedagogy
A 5-minute pre-prepared presentation on a given topic area with a short Q&A session.
A formal interview on all aspects of becoming a teacher. There is also an opportunity for you to ask any questions you may have.
What are we looking for?
Throughout the assessment day you will be assessed against the essential skills, qualities and attributes that a Barr Beacon SCITT trainee can demonstrate.
We are looking for our trainees to:
Aptitude for Teaching