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Ark Teacher Training open day with lesson observations and training

21 March 2017 at 09:00 to 21 March 2017 at 13:30 in Birmingham at the Ark St Alban’s Academy

Event info:

Whether you are a fresh graduate or a career changer, apply for an open day at one of Ark’s secondary schools in Birmingham.

Spend half a day in an Ark school and experience:

  • A welcome and tour of the school
  • Lesson observations to see examples of great teaching in the subject of your choice (see below for available subjects)
  • A training session with one of the professional tutors from the Ark Teacher Training team – experience our training first hand and improve your skills
  • Subjects available on this date: biology, chemistry, English, geography, history, mathematics, PE, physics

Ark is a leading educational charity transforming the education landscape through Ark Teacher Training and Ark Schools. Our two-year School Direct programme, which runs across schools in high-need areas in Birmingham and around the UK, gives you a PGCE, QTS and rich classroom experience rooted in tailored trainee support.

To apply, please email your CV and a brief statement explaining what attracted you to Ark Teacher Training and the teaching career, your subject of interest and the date to

You must be eligible for our teacher training programme to be considered. Please check our eligibility criteria before applying. All CVs must include GCSE and A level subjects and grades as well as a degree subject and result (predicted or obtained).

To attend this event, please email us.

Venue information:

Ark St Alban’s Academy, Conybere Street, Highgate, Birmingham, B12 0YH

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Target audience:

Graduates and career changers interested in training to become secondary teachers


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