Teacher Training


Warren Junior Teaching School is an outstanding school offering teacher training positions for the primary and Special by providing high quality training for teachers of the future through School Direct.

We work in partnership with Goldsmith’s University of London to provide Initial Teacher Training through the School Direct programme. Goldsmith’s www.gold.ac.uk is one of the largest providers of teacher training and a world renowned leader in the field. Placements can be at any of the Strategic Partner schools within the alliance, including the outstanding Trinity Special School.

The School Direct training programme is open to both top graduates and career changers. It offers talented individuals the chance to be part of a teaching team from day one by combining teacher training with on the job learning. The support and guidance given to all trainees ensure that the placements are successful and work in harmony with the university. Trainees are based in their ‘host school’ for the year with a second placement of up to six weeks in a contrasting age range during the spring term. All mentors are experienced teachers and senior leaders.

Why choose School Direct with us?

  • High quality school-based training
  • Train in supportive, creative, good and outstanding schools
  • Outstanding practitioners and lead teachers delivering the programme
  • A proven track record of successful teacher training
  • High potential for employment in a school after training
  • All trainees will benefit from an experience in a special school setting


Please click on this link for further information:  School Direct Fact Sheet


All applications are submitted through UCAS:  www.ucas.com/ucas/teacher-training


For more information also look at: https://getintoteaching.education.gov.uk/


For further details or questions you may have please contact:



School Direct Programme 2017 – 2018 

*** The new application round opens 18/10/2016***

Important codes for your UCAS application: Training Provider: 27K

Salaried Route: 2Q3G  *CLOSED*

Have 3 years of full time work, undertaken observations of classroom practice and ready to teach a modified timetable in September. Be paid a salary by the employing school.

Non- salaried Route: 2Q2Y *CLOSED*

Undertaken observations of classroom practice, a gradually incrementing timetable of teaching and able to fund the university fees (£9000), but may be eligible for a bursary.

All applications are submitted through UCAS www.ucas.com/ucas/teacher-training

Applications will be given careful consideration and we will contact you if your application is selected for interview. Unsuccessful applications will receive notification through UCAS.

For 2017 – 2018 we are offering PGCE placements through the salaried and non-salaried routes, all of which will be based across several Barking and Dagenham Primary schools and Trinity Special School.

All applicants must have achieved a standard equivalent to a Grade C in GCSE examinations in English, mathematics and science and have a degree (2:2 or higher). You will also need to pass the literacy and numeracy skills tests.

For further information on all the partner schools please look at their websites below:

Furze Infant School http://www.furze.bardaglea.org.uk

Thomas Arnold Primary School http://www.thomasarnoldprimary.co.uk

Northbury Primary School http://www.northburyprimary.co.uk

Roding Primary School http://www.roding.bardaglea.org.uk

Trinity Special School http://www.trinityschooldagenham.org.uk/


Any school wishing to join the School Direct programme to host students please contact: