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Thank you for your interest in working at Dr Challoner's Grammar School. All our employment opportunities are posted on our website. However, if you couldn’t find any current employment opportunities that match your skills, experience or ambitions, please take the opportunity to register your interest for future roles. We will then contact you should a suitable position which matches your skills come available.

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Teaching Staff Vacancies

All our vacancies are advertised on the government’s Teaching Vacancies website

We currently have no teaching vacancies

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Support Staff Vacancies

We currently have a vacancy for an Administation Officer (Reception)

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We currently have vacancies for Cleaning Staff

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Teacher Training places 2020-21

Recruitment for Astra SCITT salaried (QTS-only) and unsalaried (bursary led/fee funded QTS and QTS with PGCE) training places for 2020-21 has now closed. It will re-open for the 2021-22 intake in October.

As well as awarding QTS through Astra’s weekly core training programme, the SCITT also works with Goldsmiths, University of London for the optional PGCE ‘top up’ qualification, worth 60 Masters credits.

Since 2013, the Astra partnership has considerable experience of training teachers and recognises and values the enthusiastic contribution that they make to our school communities. Employment rates for trainees are high and outcomes and completion rates are also well above national benchmarking figures. Expert staff in our schools share their knowledge and good practice to ensure that trainees are well supported to develop into good and outstanding teachers. We also aim to ensure the right trainee is matched to the right school for both the main and second teaching placements. In November 2018 Astra was judged as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted in all four categories for initial teacher training. The full Ofsted inspection report is available via the Astra website or Ofsted website.

To find out more, please contact a member of the Astra SCITT team via hello@astra-alliance.com / telephone 01494 787573. Please also see our Astra prospectus. Details of forthcoming open days and events can be found on the 'Astra website.

More information about SCITT/School Direct teaching routes, including how to apply, can be found at:

Get Into TeachingUCAS website

We also offer school experience visits for both primary and secondary - please contact Gill Byrne at gby@challoners.org.