We run a 3 day course annually in October but we may also run a 1 day course in the Spring – please register your interest with the SCITT office.
This taster course is meant to give you an introduction to teaching through a mixture of experience and information in order to help you reach a decision as to whether secondary teaching is the career for you. It should be a very interesting, fun and exciting course for anyone who has ever wondered about life in the classroom.
Applicants will get the opportunity to spend two days in a local secondary school and another day at Truro College and with the present subject cohort. During these visits applicants will be invited to chat to teachers and pupils, lecturers, subject leaders and current trainees as well as observing lessons and getting involved with classroom activities.
We are able to offer people who have a degree, or who are enrolled on a degree course, in any of the subjects we run, the opportunity to get a taste of secondary teaching with a view to making it a career. We can also offer information on all the different routes into teaching that are available.
There will be no obligation to sign up for a teaching course.
The course will include:
- Introduction to teaching
- Roles and responsibilities of school personnel
- The whole school curriculum
- Teaching, learning and assessment
- Planning a lesson
- Meeting the present subject cohort
- School placement at partnership schools
- Routes into teaching
- Application processes and interview guidance
Please register your interest with the SCITT office: email@example.com
Participant quotes from the 2013 course:
“The taster experience turned an idea/career option into an ambition”
“The course eradicated any doubts I had regarding my enthusiasm for teaching”
“The course answered all my questions”
“…reinforced that I want to go into teaching and hope to get on the SCITT course”