Are you considering a career in teaching?

12 January 2017

Teaching in a classroom

Could you be a role model for young people?

London schools need help with their core subjects (English, maths, science, modern languages, computing).

The UoW Associates in scheme consists of a 15 day placement in a school, working as a volunteer teaching assistant. While the scheme provides an opportunity to test the waters of a possible career, it’s also a chance to help school students with their lessons.

Most placements are available in secondary schools with fewer placements available in other subjects and primary schools. Email Elise Sherman at uwas@westminster.ac.uk for more information.

The placements will take place during the school summer term (April–July). Postgraduate students would start the placement after Easter, and undergraduates would start after exams.

You receive a certificate and reference at the end of the placement. 

Find out full detauls about the placement

See how the scheme helped languages student Karolina

The application deadline is – Monday 30th January


About the University of Westminster:

The University of Westminster boasts a vibrant learning environment attracting more than 20,000 students from over 150 nations and we continue to invest in our future with new developments, research projects and new ideas.

We offer highly attractive practice-based courses that are independently rated as excellent, many with international recognition. Our distinguished 175-year history has meant we lead the way in many areas of research, particularly politics, media, art and design, architecture and biomedical sciences, and our position in the city of London allows us to continue to build on our close connections with leading figures and organisations in these areas as well as in the worlds of business, information technology, politics and law.

Our commitment to educating graduates for the needs of professional life attracts high quality students from within the UK and around the globe.

Internationalisation, employability and sustainability are key elements in the University of Westminster’s vision for the future and we strive to ensure the very highest standards are met and maintained.


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