List Teaching Vacancies for free on new DfE teacher recruitment website

The Department for Education has recently launched the Teaching Vacancies website. This is a free teaching vacancy listing service for schools, and is intended to tackle the significant costs that schools face when recruiting and advertising for staff. Instead of paying for adverts, schools can list available jobs on the site for free. The service […]

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There’s still time to sign up for DfE funded CPD training for early career teachers

In case you haven’t heard about Accelerate yet, this exciting  new professional development programme is being led by Education Development Trust in partnership with the Chartered College of Teaching and is fully funded by the Department for Education. The programme has been specifically designed for teachers in the first five years of their career to help-fast […]

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Free Maths Subject Specialist Training for Secondary Teachers

Click here to find more information regarding a free, DfE funded training opportunity for non-specialist teachers of Maths in secondary schools. Trinity Teaching School Alliance is offering funded support for non-specialist teachers (e.g. those who have a degree in a different subject) who currently teach Maths (or may be interested in doing so in the […]

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“Glasses in Classes” – Born in Bradford Research Study 2019-2020

There are 2,500 children in Bradford who need glasses but either haven’t got any or aren’t wearing them in school. This is affecting literacy attainment. 30% of children identified as needing glasses through in-school vision screening tests do not attend a further detailed eye examination, whilst 50% of those who do fail to wear their […]

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Free Breakfast Club support for schools in Bradford

If at least 35% of pupils in your school are recorded as eligible for free school meals, or 50% as Ever 6 Free School Meals, then you may be eligible to receive support through the National School Breakfast Scheme. It is funded by the Department for Education, and run by Family Action, in partnership with […]

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Funded professional development for school leaders

Many existing and aspiring school leaders in Bradford have already registered to access a fully funded National Professional Qualification (NPQ) course. Fully funded NPQs are open to all teachers and senior leaders in the Bradford Opportunity Area. They are aimed at those who would like further development to be a high performing middle or senior […]

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Internships Over the summer, Bradford OA will be supporting and funding at least 12 young people, all from disadvantaged backgrounds, to take up an 8-week internship with professional employers in and around Bradford. The purpose is to enable them to develop their employability skills, world of work experiences, enhance their CV and link with employers […]

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