The Nexus Way
Manchester Nexus SCITT exists for children and young people: improving their life chances, instilling the joy of learning, and nurturing their development and achievement.
An unequivocal focus on excellence characterises our work, ensuring that everything we do is firmly rooted in the values that drive us – hope for the future, personalised learning and social justice.
Our mission is to train teachers who will inspire, challenge and support all their pupils, both now and in the future. Nexus teachers are committed. They are skilful, creative specialists in their subjects and age ranges who continuously develop their practice and help others to do the same.
Our training fosters resilience with a balanced approach that recognises the importance of personal wellbeing amid the demands of this great profession.
Manchester Nexus SCITT is committed to raising the achievement of young people in North Manchester area and beyond by producing great teachers.
Therefore, we select and develop trainees who show great potential and are as invested in the life chances of young people as we are. This means that you will be learning alongside trainees who have the same drive and ethos as you. It is important to us that our trainees have access to appropriate support, therefore, we strive to employ mentors and trainers with exceptional expertise and experience. Our mentors will invest in you to ensure you fulfil your potential.
The Lead School, the ‘Ofsted Outstanding’ Blue Coat School, is a designated National Teaching School and National Support School with years of experience in delivering high quality Initial Teacher Training and teacher development programmes. Your placements will be in schools in and around Manchester, all of which have experience of developing trainee teachers. All this means you will be very well prepared to thrive as a Teacher when you finish your training with Manchester Nexus SCITT.
You will be in the classroom. Where else would you want to train to be a teacher?
SCITT means School Centred Initial Teacher Training.
You learn on the job and spend the majority of your time in the school.