If you've got an undergraduate degree and are passionate about training to become a secondary school music teacher, then studying our PGCE Secondary Education with QTS (Music) could be for you. You'll develop your subject specialist knowledge alongside hands-on classroom experience.
A significant amount of your learning will take place whilst on placement within one of our partnership schools. You'll benefit from being able to observe experienced teachers, gain practical hands-on experience and mentoring to help you develop into an outstanding and successful teacher. Music is an extremely rewarding subject to teach, contributing uniquely to pupils' personal development and aesthetic sensitivity. You'll develop your ability to teach music in a way that inspires and engages young people through active engagement in different forms of music making.
There is an emphasis on practical engagement with the curriculum whilst developing your understanding of the theoretical perspectives which underpin the best models of practice. Successful completion of your PGCE course prepares you to start your first teaching year (NQT year) within a secondary school setting. Our course is designed to prepare you to teach pupils in the 11-16 age range with opportunities to develop a comprehensive understanding of progression at post 16.
*A first degree of 2:2 or above in a related subject which is at least 50% content in music.*A GCSE grade C pass or equivalent in Mathematics and English * The ability to speak, read and write well in English.*Criminal Records Bureau, General Teaching Council and medical checks. *These are the usual entry requirements; however those with different or older qualifications should not be deterred from applying as we welcome people from different backgrounds.*Trainees with appropriate industrial and/or commercial experience are encouraged to apply.
Recipient: University of Huddersfield
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