Researchers in Schools
graduate scheme
Expires16 days

PhD Teacher Training Programme

Still recruiting throughout COVID‑19

Job description

The Researchers in Schools programme offers PhD researchers a unique, generously-funded route into teacher training that is deliberately structured to make the most of your abilities, knowledge and experience.

With RIS, you’ll develop the skills to become a highly-effective classroom teacher and champion of higher education, helping support pupils, regardless of background, to excel and progress to university.

The programme offers a number of exciting features and opportunities:

  • Complete our Research Leader in Education Award, a fully-funded, three-year programme of professional development designed around the PhD skill set, in addition to gaining nationally-recognised teacher training qualifications
  • Use your protected, off-timetable time to work towards the RLE and Uni Pathways, a university-access intervention based on your PhD, aimed at increasing target pupils’ chances of attending a highly-selective university
  • Receive honorary academic status at a research-intensive university, providing access to research facilities and a network of academic support
  • Benefit from a dedicated programme officer who will provide you with one-to-one mentoring and coaching throughout.
  • Receive competitive financial support, including generous funding options for your training year

What we are looking for

Qualifications

To hold a PhD in a relevant subject. Full list of requirements

Accepted degree subjects

  • teacher training and education
  • literature and creative writing
  • physics
  • electronic and electrical engineering
  • geology and geographical science
  • history
  • health sciences
  • biology and life sciences
  • humanities
  • computer sciences
  • languages
  • mechanical engineering
  • pharmacy and pharmacology
  • mathematics
  • classics
  • aerospace engineering
  • chemistry

Additional job details

Number of vacancies
100+
Location
UK wide
Salary
Competitive salary

Recognised teaching qualification (QTS), Teachers' pension eligibility after Year one, 10 weeks holiday per annum

Contract, dates and working times

Full-time

How to apply

For more information, application deadlines, and to apply for placements starting in mid-August 2021, please visit the website via the apply button.

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 2 February 2021

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Closing date:  2 February 2021

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