What we are looking for


Teach Maidenhead is looking for trainees who can potentially take up paid teaching posts in one of our partnership schools once training is completed.  Our young people deserve the best teachers. Teach Maidenhead is therefore looking for these qualities in its trainees:

* Keenly interested in young people and how they learn.

* Enthusiasm and interest in your specific field of study.

* The ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written English

* Evidence of subject knowledge.

* High expectations of young people and a commitment to their achievement.

* The ability to reflect creatively and critically.

* Evidence of understanding the importance of establishing respectful, supportive and constructive relationships

* Sense of the scope of a teacher’s professional skills and responsibilities.

* Coping well under pressure. 

 * Commitment to teaching, teamwork, collaboration and co-operative working within the School Direct Programme.




About Us

Teach Maidenhead - (University of Reading ITE Hub) is the foremost teacher training provider west of London. We provide unsalaried secondary School Direct places. Our teacher training courses are organised in partnership with The University of Reading, a large Initial Teacher Training provider. Reading University train over 400 teachers each year and are ranked 9th in the UK for Education ( The Guardian University Guide 2024)





Phone: 01628 625308 (Ext 162)

 Address: Teach Maidenhead, Furze Platt Senior School, Furze Platt Road, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 7NQ


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