Teacher Training

Investing in the future

We believe in investing in the growth of teachers, unlocking potential and encouraging both critical thinking and engaged, dynamic learning.

Teacher learning and development is an ongoing process, beginning with an initial training phase and continuing throughout your professional life.

As the lead school, Mounts Bay Academy works with Primary, Secondary and Special schools to offer School Direct Initial Teacher Training places in Secondary and Primary in partnership with Cornwall SCITT – our accredited teacher training provider. At the end of the course our high quality graduates can expect to achieve QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) with a PGCE for Secondary, and QTS for Primary.

The Initial Teacher Training scheme will equip you with the skills you need to inspire the thinkers and doers of the future. The School Direct route gives you the opportunity to study the craft of teaching first-hand. The time you spend in school is maximised and exemplifies the Applied Minds philosophy of adventure and project based learning.

In order to cultivate an environment of self motivation, intelligent enquiry, compassion and respect, you will need to be inspiring, creative, knowledgeable, optimistic, patient, organised, confident and engaging.