Entry Criteria Secondary | Manchester Nexus SCITT

In order to be eligible for our Secondary course, you need:

English and Maths GCSEs at Level 4 or above* (or equivalent qualifications)
A UK first degree from UK Higher Education Institution* (or equivalent NARIC recognized qualification) Normally, the required degree will be of a 2.2 level or above, however, we would encourage you to contact us directly if you would like to apply and you have a 3rd.

This is ideally a degree 50% related to your chosen subject, however, there are subject knowledge enhancement courses available for some subjects. We can also work with you to develop your subject knowledge prior to September and throughout the training year. Therefore, we still encourage you to apply regardless of your degree subject.

Knowledge of the National Curriculum in your chosen subject.

The ability to communicate clearly, fluently, and accurately in spoken and written English.

*NB You will be required to produce your certificates if you are invited to interview

School Experience?

It is not a requirement that you have school experience. However, candidates have reported that they find it beneficial. You may find that it can have a positive impact on your confidence and your understanding of the modern classroom.

At Manchester Nexus SCITT we hold Teacher Taster Days which are one-day events to help you gain experience in a school and learn more about what we do. Please see our events page to learn more.