The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead (RBWM) has been a successful Initial Teacher Training provider of salaried route for both secondary and primary trainees since 2002.
RBWM SCITT work in partnership with Bucks New University (BNU) based in High Wycombe. Trainees graduate with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and a Post Graduate Certificate in Educational Practice (PG Cert) this is 60 Masters credits equivalent to a third of a Masters.
The RBWM SCITT works with the Windsor Teaching Alliance of First Schools, Middle Schools and Upper Schools.
We also have a history of working with Independent Schools and welcome applications from this sector. There are also places available to work with Schools in other neighbouring Local Authorities.
Since 2009 100% of trainees have passed with Good or Outstanding and 100% have gained employment. In 2012-13 100% of trainees gained employment in The Royal Borough or the schools they have trained in.
RBWM SCITT is based within the Early Years and Childcare Advisory Service at Maidenhead Town Hall, giving us excellent access to a wide range of expertise, including Strategic School Leadership, Educational Advisers and Consultants. RBWM Initial Teacher Training was inspected by Ofsted in May 2013 and was graded Good in all areas:
'The Partnership has a clear vision for excellence that translates as a strong desire to develop excellent teachers and future leaders for its own schools' (Ofsted May 2013) 'The excellent knowledge local authority tutors have about local schools, and the very close relationship between the Local Authority and schools in the Partnership, which provide a very strong context for training teachers' (Ofsted May 2013).