Glossary (hire trainee teachers)
This is a glossary of terms commonly used when discussing hiring trainee teachers from our Training Programme.
- Development Lead: An expert Teach First teacher/ educator who will oversee all training and your trainee’s development.
- Mentor: A designated member of staff at your school who’ll support the trainee throughout the two years. There is a £2,400 grant per trainee to develop an existing staff member into a mentor.
- Tutor: A University tutor from one of our partner universities who’ll lead the assessment of PGDE assignments.
- SKE (Subject Knowledge Enhancement): a course designed to bring a candidates knowledge up to secondary teaching level.
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