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West Vale Academy

We are a primary in Calderdale and part of Great Heights Trust MAT. We have our own teacher training organisation AA Teamworks Scitt https://aateamworksscitt.org/ which trains primary and secondary teachers. The SCITT is hosted on our site so you will be able to see our specialist training room and facilities as part of your visit
Our school takes trainees from the SCITT each year so you can gain experience in being in a school but also by speaking to current trainees you can find out more about the process of training

About our school experience

Details
Candidates will gain an experience of the life of a teacher and the ways in which pupils across age ranges learn and develop. You will observe lessons and be able to talk to both current trainees and qualified staff. You can visit our SCITT and observe training sessions
Start and finish times
8.30 to 3.30 - Flexible

We can be flexible around starts and finish times for candidates at their request

Dress code

Smart casual

Teacher training

We are part of AA Teamworks West Yorkshire SCITT and we recruit and train both primary and secondary teachers

Find out more about our teacher training

Links to more information about our school

Entry requirements

You must:

    • Must not have been accepted onto another teacher training course
    • Must have a degree
    • Photo identification: Passport or driving licence
DBS check required

No - Candidates will be accompanied at all times when in school.

Placement availability

We can accept applications across the school year; this can be stand-alone days or a series of days up to two weeks.

School experience type
In school

Location

Address
Stainland Road, West Vale, Halifax, HX4 8LS
Map showing West Vale Academy
Parking

Not available on site

There is both on street parking near by and a pay and display car park opposite the school

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Address
Stainland Road, West Vale, Halifax, HX4 8LS
School phases
Primary (4 to 11)
DBS check required

No - Candidates will be accompanied at all times when in school.