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Initial Teacher Training at KHS

Initial Teacher Training

Hereteach is Herefordshire’s Regional Hub for the University of Worcester Secondary PCSE and works in partnership with secondary schools and post 16 institutions across Herefordshire and, also, in south Shropshire.  The Lead institution of Hereford Sixth Form College and the delivery partner St Mary's Roman Catholic High School have both been rated "Outstanding" by OFSTED and they work alongside the accrediting Higher Education Institute of Worcester.  The University of Worcester has also been rated ‘Outstanding’.  

Why train with Hereteach?

  • Our programme offers high quality provision leading to a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE).
  • Once recruited, the trainees will work both collaboratively and independently, with a strong focus on individual support. Trainees will be engaged with their school from the beginning of September, developing relevant professional skills and learning from the wealth of experience that exists both within the schools and the University. Uniquely our trainees can access experience in post 16 and special school establishments as part of their training.
  • Expectations are very high and the learning environment is fun, yet challenging and designed to create outstanding teachers.
  • High quality one-to-one guidance and support will be available for trainees along their journey to become exceptional classroom practitioners.
  • Hereteach offers a variety of teaching experiences in high quality schools and departments or faculties across Herefordshire
  • Hereteach has proven, high retention rates
  • The Hereteach training programme thrives on a collaborative, supportive relationship between our sixteen schools and University of Worcester


Hereteach recognises its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of its students and ensures that relevant and effective safeguarding practices exist and are actively promoted. The University of Worcester safeguarding policy can be found here Non-salaried-safeguarding-Procedure-FINAL.docx ( All applicants will undergo an enhanced DBS assessment, or will be expected to demonstrate an enhanced DBS from the DBS Update Service.

Each placement school will have robust safeguarding policies and you will be expected to follow these. Where concerns are raised about a child’s safety or well-being, the safeguarding team at your placement school will support the children concerned and work with the local Children’s Services Department and other external agencies, where appropriate.  

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