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Teaching Internship

If you’re studying for a degree and interested in a career in teaching, an internship could help you to understand what it’s really like in the classroom. You’ll get to experience a range of activities to help you get a feel for school life.

Internships last 3 weeks, start in June and you’ll be paid £300 per week.

"The support I had was amazing, I was treated like a member of staff, and I was welcomed by everyone." - Chloe, former teaching intern

Internship subjects

You’ll need to be studying for a related degree and interested in teaching one of these subjects:

  • chemistry
  • computing
  • languages
  • maths
  • physics

If you’re interested in teaching a different subject, you can still get school experience and find out what it’s like to be in a classroom.

"Towards the end of the internship, I was able to teach parts of lessons that I had planned, and I really started to find my feet at the front of the classroom." - Ben, former teaching intern

What you'll cover

You'll get a feel for school life, which could include:

  • shadowing experienced teachers and observing lessons
  • jointly planning and delivering lessons
  • one-to-one guidance from outstanding classroom teachers
  • opportunities to network with qualified subject specialists

"I observed lessons, provided 1:1 support to pupils, and even taught classes! The internship was particularly beneficial in providing a unique insight into teaching training and the application process." - Carly, former teaching intern 

How to apply

You can apply for an internship directly to one of the schools listed below.

To have the best chance of succeeding in your application, get help from an adviser. They offer one-to-one support, and are all experienced teachers.

Find a teaching internship in your region

  • East Midlands
  • East of England
  • London
  • North East
  • North West
  • South East
  • South West
  • West Midlands
  • Yorkshire and the Humber
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