* A first degree at 2:2 or above in a relevant design and technology subject (unless supported by other relevant design and technology experience and/or qualifications).
* An enhancement course is available to boost your subject knowledge.
* A GCSE grade C pass or equivalent in Mathematics and English (we may be able to offer you an equivalency test in Mathematics and English if you do not meet this requirement. Details available at interview.)
* The ability to speak, read and write well in English.
* Criminal Records Bureau, General Teaching Council and medical checks. There is a charge (currently £44 at April 2011 - subject to change) for the criminal records bureau clearance check. You don't need to do anything before you apply; we will let you know what you need to do during the application process.
* These are the usual entry requirements; however those with different or older qualifications should not be deterred from applying as we welcome people from different backgrounds.
* Trainees with appropriate industrial experience are encouraged to apply.
*If you acquired a degree overseas, we will need to see a full transcript of your award, along with details of the marking scheme used by the awarding institution.
If you are not sure if teaching is the career for you, we offer robust interviews which give a strong indication of those who will enjoy teaching. If you do not have experience in schools, you should make sure that you gain some experience.