Teacher Training

Eastwood Park Academy Trust ITT

TThe Eastwood Academy is the Lead School in The Eastwood Park Academy Trust (EPAT). In conjunction with Billericay Educational Consortium (BEC) 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 Department for Education website https://www.gov.uk/apply-for-teacher-training.

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).

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:

Get into Teaching: Inspire the next generation | Get Into Teaching (education.gov.uk)

Train to Teach: Train to Teach events - Presentations | Get Into Teaching (education.gov.uk)

Ways to Train: Train to be a teacher | Get Into Teaching (education.gov.uk)

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