Pontefract event for aspiring teachers

Date: 06/10/2015
Ref: PR 5072

Anyone interested in becoming a teacher is invited to a special open evening where they can find out all they need to know about training – from a teacher training provider rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted.

The event, organised by the Wakefield Regional Partnership for Initial Teacher Training (WRPITT), takes place on Thursday, 15 October 2015 at The King's School, Mill Hill Lane, Pontefract, WF8 4JF between 5pm and 7pm.

During the evening there will be an opportunity to talk with representatives of the partnership and find out more about teacher training in Wakefield including how to apply.

Cllr Olivia Rowley, Wakefield Council's Cabinet Member for Children and Young People, said: "If you are interested in becoming a teacher, you could be trained by an outstanding provider right here in Wakefield.

"We want to encourage people into the profession and then give them the best training we can.

"I hope anyone thinking about becoming a teacher will come along, find out more and start their journey into the teaching profession."

WRPITT has been recognised by Ofsted as a provider of outstanding Initial Teacher Training in England and has been invited to share good practice at a national conference.

The Partnership offers teacher training places in primary and secondary education.

For further details of the training programme, visit www.wrpitt.org