Devon Primary SCITT - Training Outstanding Teachers

Devon Primary SCITT is ranked number 1 nationally by former Trainees (NQT survey), We have an exemplary track record (Ofsted 'Outstanding' 2003, 2006, 2009 & 2016) and our trainees have excellent career prospects (100% employment rate in 2014, with over half in our Partnership schools)

In recognition of the quality of DPSCITT the government has provided us with a 3 year guarantee allocation of trainee numbers. We are 1 of only 10% of providers who received this.

97% of Trainees are still in Teaching 2 years after the course

An established, trusted course, providing:

  • exceptional professional and pastoral support
  • weekly individual coaching from experienced School-based Tutors
  • modelled lessons and planning support from highly rated teachers
  • focused training in two quality, committed schools
  • 46 inspirational core training days, to scaffold learning
  • child centred tasks, integrating theory and practice
  • collaborative, dialogue-based learning with 40 fellow Trainees
  • a highly personalised, rigorous course adapted to your strengths and needs

What is distinctive about a DPSCITT Trainee?

We welcome trainees from a variety of ages, gender, ethnicity and background. Many come straight from University, others have already had experience of other careers.  All, however, have the passion and potential to

  • inspire children's learning
  • enjoy and reflect intelligently upon their own learning
  • persevere through a tough, demanding but ultimately rewarding course to become an excellent teacher