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School prospectus pdf School Prospectus

Getting into teaching

Gaining School Experience

School experience is vital to candidates looking to enter initial teacher training (ITT), as many ITT providers, School Centred Initial Teacher Training providers (SCITTs) and School Direct lead schools now ask for a minimum amount of experience of working with young people prior to application.


For the academic year 2016, the subjects that The Cavendish School will be offering an Experience Programme in are:

Design and Technology

More information and access to this programme can be found at:


School Direct
(salaried and unsalaried)
Teacher Training Programme 2016-17

The Herts & Bucks Teaching School Alliance are inviting applications for the School Direct teacher training programme starting in September 2016. Applications open through UCAS on October 27th (placements are listed under Parmiter's School).


Salaried and unsalaried placements will be available at The Cavendish School, as well as other secondary and primary schools in the Alliance.


Places are offered in a range of subjects, including:


Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Computer Science, Design and Technology, English, Economics, Geography, History, Mathematics, Modern Foreign Languages, Physical Education, Physics, Psychology and Religious Studies.


Primary General placements are available in primary, junior and special schools.


For further information please see below:


pdf document Why train with us? Details of entry requirements and available school placements

pdf document UH School Direct Pre-Application Task

pdf document UH School Direct Observation Form

Please contact for more information.

Information regarding School Direct can be found at:

and about the Herts & Bucks Teaching School Alliance at:


Current Vacancies

Leadership/Teaching Staff

pdf documentDeputy Leader Maths

pdf documentDeputy Leader Maths - job description

pdf documentDeputy Leader Maths - person specification

Support Staff

pdf documentExam Invigilator



Application Information

The following forms are in PDF format and can be completed electronically using Adobe Reader. If you get a message along the lines of “this PDF can’t be viewed directly in the browser”, this is because some browsers may not be able to display the interactive PDF. To open it you can right-click on the link and “Save target as/save link as…”, then open it from wherever you have saved it on your computer. It should then open up in Adobe Reader, as long as you have it installed. If not it can be downloaded from:


pdf documentApplication form - teaching role

pdf documentGuidance notes for completing the application form - teaching role

pdf documentGuidance notes for completing the application form - NQT role


pdf documentApplication form - leadership role

pdf documentGuidance notes for completing the application form - leadership role


pdf documentApplication form - professional or support role

pdf documentGuidance notes for completing the application form - professional or support role


pdf document Safer Recruitment Policy


pdf document Child Protection Policy






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