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) starting in semester 1.

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.

For more information visit our teaching placement webpage or book a place now and meet our scheme coordinator.

Need more convincing?

Find out how Moustapha Bechir teaching placement helped him on his journey to becoming a Biology teacher at Paddington Academy.


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