How much will it cost?During Term 1, schools are charged a reduced rate of £125 per day prior to programme commitment.
From Terms 2 to 6 there is a termly charge of £8,895, which covers all Year 1 training and PGCE year training.
Premier Pathways is a cost-effective talent management programme for schools. Create a motivated and stable staff team by supporting high quality graduates in becoming outstanding teachers.
This 2-year scheme is a flexible recruitment and retention route supported by leading organisations in Initial Teacher Education.
Partner Schools can offer trainees a permanent contract at the end of the scheme with no finder’s fee.Contact Us
Our high achieving trainees must pass rigorous screening and selection by highly experienced education recruiters who determine their commitment to teaching
In addition to selecting their own trainees, schools also benefit from the Orientation Period to ensure the trainee is the right fit. If necessary, the opportunity for a replacement trainee is available with no contractual issues.
Work with a successful partner that understands the individual recruitment challenges of your school
Develop a talent pipeline to create and retain a teaching team that is motivated to deliver your vision for the school
Assess Premier Pathways Scholars over a flexible period before committing to support them through their PGCE
Cost effective against other teacher training methods; a straightforward, regular fee eliminates concern about recruitment advertising, sick-pay, contractual disputes and training.
Staff are tired, unmotivated and uninspired
Everyone is engaged around the strategic vision of the school
High turnover of staff and inflexible working practices
Schools can take control of their talent management
Schools are forced to take on unsuitable new staff or use expensive supply
Premier Pathways provides a steady stream of exceptional trainees
Large advertisers charge huge sums with no guarantee of success
Schools eliminate all risk by only paying for candidates who they accept and retain
Schools are taken advantage of leading to poor quality teaching and serious challenges
Organised and supported talent management gives schools the best opportunity to flourish
The four stages of recruiting, deploying, developing, and retaining a stable staffing team
Only exceptional graduates are considered. Trainees are rigorously interviewed and must meet safeguarding requirements, including a full DBS check and referencing.
Participants gain practical experience in a teaching support role while receiving high quality blended training from leading ITE providers and developing an online portfolio of evidence against Teaching Standards.
Participants are assessed three times in Year 2 by tutors from the University of Buckingham and produce an online portfolio. Participants achieve a PGCE on successful completion of the course.
Having achieved the PGCE, participants can be offered a permanent contract with no finder’s fee to the school. Masters qualification routes are available for your leading talent.