About us

A comprehensive professional development programme that will support you throughout your career.

We are a Teaching School, based in Southampton, which is part of a Multi Academy Trust that currently has 12 Infant, Junior, Primary and Secondary schools within in it. These schools are all Ofsted rated Good or Outstanding.

We are committed to support you as outstanding local teachers who are fully prepared to teach across a range of contexts and are equipping you for your first steps into a successful career in teaching.

Within our Trust we have a broad and comprehensive professional development programme that will continue support you throughout your career.

All of your central based training takes place together, maximising your experiences and giving you the opportunity to work alongside primary and secondary colleagues and learn from them. You will participate in a comprehensive training programme that will include Teaching and learning strategies all primary curriculum areas, assessment and behaviour management.

In addition the element of the programme designated as ‘Enriched Learning Experience’ affords you the opportunity to spend time in a variety of settings in the alternative Key Stages to that in which you are training and, where possible, Special Schools giving you a genuine cross phase breadth of experience.

The Team

The Harefield SCITT team will be made up of:

Accounting Officer – Fully Accountable for the SCITT

Programme Director - Will run all day to day operations for the SCITT

Professional Tutors – will be appointed by the SCITT and will visit trainees fortnightly

Programmes Facilitator – will be highly qualified and recognised trainers, who will lead training sessions

SCITT administrator – Will be responsible for all day to day administration

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Partner schools

We have a range of Partner Schools based in Southampton and Portsmouth including Primary, Infant, Junior, Special and Secondary.