September teaching placement

Explore teaching and gain valuable experience of working in a school or college. Give yourself a head start and strengthen your CV by applying for a teaching placement now.

Working as a volunteer teaching assistant is a great opportunity to observe and learn from experienced teachers and if you decide a teaching career is for you then you will also gain relevant experience for your PGCE application.

The scheme consists of 15 days (100 hours over 1-2 days per week).

Volunteering at a school will provide:

  • The opportunity to observe and learn from experienced teachers

  • Knowledge of the national curriculum/education system

  • Evidence of your commitment

  • Practical classroom-based examples that you can use at interview such as small-group leading and lesson planning

Complete the Explore Teaching application form by Friday 14 February via Engage.

Send your questions to Joanna Sitarz at Explore Teaching at [email protected] or ring 020 3506 6055 (Mondays and Fridays). 

Find out more on our Explore Teaching scheme and read about Lauren’s teaching experience last summer.