Teacher Training

Eastwood Park Academy Trust ITT

The Eastwood Academy is the Lead School in The Eastwood Park Academy Trust (EPAT). In conjunction with Essex Teacher Training (School Direct – Essex Teacher Training), we provide trainee teacher positions across a local network of schools in the Southend area.  

The following schools work within our partnership:

  • The Eastwood Academy.
  • Southend High School for Girls.
  • Bournemouth Park.
  • Leigh North Primary.
  • Kingsdown Primary.
  • Thorpedene Primary.

We currently have positions available for salaried and fee-paying trainees - bursaries up to £30,00, in both secondary and primary sector.

Applications need to be made through UCAS (www.ucas.com).

You must meet the following requirements prior to application:

  • A degree
  • At least a GCSE level C or above in English and Maths (and Science if Primary).
  • Proven experience of working with children.

UCAS CODE 2G1 - The Eastwood Park Academy Trust (EPAT)

For further information please contact: EPATTeacherTraining@eastwood.southend.sch.uk

School Experience Opportunities

If you are interested in a career in teaching, the Academy offers Internships, School Experience Days and School Experience Programmes in all subjects and phases.

Further information can be found at:

Guidance on ITT: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/initial-teacher-training

Get into teaching: https://getintoteaching.education.gov.uk/?gclid=CL_7o-PQvs8CFUefGwodKOQCMA

Routes in teaching: https://www.prospects.ac.uk/postgraduate-study/teacher-training/routes-into-teaching

Should you have any questions regarding teacher training, or for further details, please contact Assistant Principal, Mrs. L. Hodgson-Clark - LHodgson-clark@eastwood.southend.sch.uk