School Direct is a new way of training teachers which puts schools at the heart of the process. Longford Park School in association with a number of schools across Trafford is working in partnership with Liverpool John Moores University to deliver first class ITT (Initial Teacher Training) to trainees who are considering a career in Special Needs Education.
School Direct is a one year full time route into teaching leading to QTS (Qualified Teacher Status.
Longford Park School is the lead school for the network of schools covering a range of physical, education and behavioural specialisms. If you wish to access the programme you must apply through UCAS who are responsible for the programme.
OUR NEXT VACANCY ADVERTISEMENT IS LIVE ON THE UCAS WEBSITE FOR ENROLMENT OF TRAINEES FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2019/2020.
To find out more, visit
For those of you that have secured a placement you may wish to visit Liverpool John Moores website page http://www.itt-placement.com/ for pre-course information and tasks.
Please check latest guidance for what bursaries are available as these change every year.
This link confirms information for 2018 – 2019.
More information can be found on the Get into Teaching website also.
The link to the UCAS website it below, please search for our programme:-
Primary "Special Education Needs": 2M4X