Apply now for your September Teaching Placement

11 May 2018

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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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 180-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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