Subject Course Tutor (Science) - South West Teacher Training

Subject Course Tutor – Science

Work Location: South West Teacher Training – West Exe School                 

Appointment type: Part Time

Job term: Fixed Term for one academic year

Required from: September 2021

Closing Date: 9am, Friday 14th May 2021

South West Teacher Training, a School-Centred Initial Teacher Training programme based in Exeter, is looking to appoint a dynamic, innovative and dedicated Subject Course Tutor in Science. We are a partnership of schools across the South West of England who work together to provide high quality initial teacher training, leading to the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) through delivering PGCE, School Direct PGCE and School Direct Salaried and Apprenticeship courses. We are looking for excellent Secondary practitioners who have experience of delivering a first class education within inclusive, diverse and challenging schools.

At SWTT, we provide a high level of individualised support to our trainees, ensuring that they make rapid and sustained progress and are well prepared for teaching in the South West and further afield. In the role of the Subject Course Tutor, you will work alongside a team of Tutors to deliver outstanding professional development sessions to trainees. You will directly support a group of trainees, working with their School Based Mentors to ensure the trainees are developing their practice and are provided with training that is highly relevant to their needs.

The role would include:

  • Tracking and supporting trainee teachers’ progress;
  • Supporting school based mentors in carrying out their role;
  • Communicating with and visiting partnership schools;
  • Working with others in the team to support developments in ITT;
  • Delivering centre based training sessions.

What we offer:

  • Opportunity to work in a well-established ITT provider;
  • Support through CPD;
  • Opportunities to work with a growing partnership network across the South West.

This is a part-time role requiring availability on one day a week during term time, preferably Fridays. Arrangements for secondments can be made with schools for the right candidate.  Prior experience of Initial Teacher Training is preferred, but not essential. For an informal discussion or to visit us, contact   Please also visit our website:

Applications should be submitted by completing the SWTT application form and should include evidence of how you meet the person specification for the role.   Applications should be sent by email to   Please apply by 9am on the closing date.

South West Teacher Training is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and operate in accordance with the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before an appointment is confirmed. This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.  The Trust is committed to ensuring that our employees are able to achieve their full potential in an environment offering dignity, respect and equality of opportunity.