Researchers in Schools offers PhD researchers a unique, fully salaried route into teaching tailored to their abilities, knowledge and experience. Through a bespoke programme blending classroom teaching and research opportunities, you’ll develop the skills to become a highly-effective classroom teacher, helping support pupils, regardless of background, to excel and progress to higher education.
In the UK today, there is an entrenched link between household income and educational success. Pupils from low-income backgrounds are far less likely than their wealthier peers to attain five good GCSE grades, progress to higher education or have a fulfilling career.
The Researchers in Schools programme tackles this by mobilising the research community to become outstanding classroom teachers, as well as champions of evidence-based practice and higher education. We offer PhD researchers a unique, fully-salaried route into teaching tailored to your abilities, knowledge and experience. Through our programme, you’ll develop the skills to become a highly-effective classroom teacher, helping support pupils, regardless of background, to excel and progress to higher education.
- Pursue a three-year training and professional development programme placing you directly into a school to develop your teaching practice on the job
- Gain Qualified Teacher Status through a structured programme of observation and classroom teaching
- Deliver Uni Pathways, a programme you will design to support a small group of pupils to increase their chances of attending a highly-selective university
- Access tailored training, supporting you to develop strong leadership skills and work towards the programme’s mission
- Receive one day per week of protected time to pursue the charity’s mission and maintain an independent research profile
- A highly competitive salary and benefits package with salary uplift for maths and physics teachers
- Protected time to pursue the Researchers in Schools aims with the opportunity to maintain a research profile
- Honorary Research Associate status from a research-intensive university
- Minimum 11 weeks’ paid holiday, teachers’ pension
What we are looking for
Candidates must have or be on course to achieve a PhD by 14 August 2018. The PhD subject should be directly relevant to your chosen teaching subject.
See the website for eligibility criteria.
Accepted degree subjects
- transport engineering
- biology and life sciences
- aerospace engineering
- mechanical engineering
- materials science
- computer sciences and IT
- electronic and electrical engineering
- civil engineering and construction
How to apply
Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 23/05/2018
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Closing date: 23/05/2018
Additional job details
|Location||East Midlands, East of England, London, North East England, North West England, South East England, South West England, West Midlands, Yorkshire and the Humber|
Up to £33,900
A highly competitive salary and benefits package with salary uplift for maths and physics teachers: earn up to £33,900 in year one