Penny Crawford – Hull SCITT Trainee (Collingwood Primary School)

Penny Crawford – Hull SCITT Trainee (Collingwood Primary School)

Why did you want to be a teacher?

I wanted to work with children again

Please give a brief outline of your career before Hull SCITT.

Children’s Social Care Services – Care Worker – Social Work Assistant – Training Manager – Workforce Development Manager

What did you enjoy about the programme?

Teaching within the schools within the first few weeks!

What did you find challenging?

Writing essays for PGCE and working in placement school.

What are your top tips for someone starting on the programme?

Remember it’s a roller coaster ride in the training year. Do everything you can to stay well.

How has Hull SCITT prepared you for your career in teaching?

In school learning right from the word go!