Experience teaching with an 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


Name: Julie Hefferman
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Claire Amed
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Tammy Elward
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Laura Wharton
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Emma Lowe
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Vanessa Scott
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: George W. Robson
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

East of England


Name: Nicola Nicolaou
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Susanne Combe
Subjects: chemistry, maths, physics, languages

Name: Maxine Howard
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Claire Amed
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Peter Smith
Subjects: maths, physics

Name: Jemma Sherwood
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Vicki Walsh
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Angela Rodda
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: David Struthers
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Sarah Drury
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Claire Ruthven
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

London


Name: Emma Hawes
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Iraj Felfeli
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Riam Muayad
Subjects: chemistry, maths, physics, languages

Name: Ciaran Fitzgerald
Subjects: chemistry, maths, physics, languages

Name: Patrick Lanigan
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Sarah Drury
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Claire Lane
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Katie Cornforth
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

North East


Name: Anna Herdman
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Sarah McGee
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Susan Ingram
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Meriem Lairini
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: George W. Robson
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

North West


Name: Alison Brady
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Hilary Langmead-Jones
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics

Name: Fazia Chowdhury
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Andy Gibson
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Katy Birks
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Diane Lloyd
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Meriem Lairini
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Jemma Sherwood
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Laura Fillingham
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Graeme Balfour
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

South East


Name: Joanna Jones
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Michael Jones
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Clare Adams
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Sarah Drury
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Maria Avellano
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Emma Rapson
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Sophie Venables
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Katie Cornforth
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Liz Wylie
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

South West


Name: Tim Connole
Email: tconnole@patesgs.org 01242 538272
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Clare Adams
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Abby Spearing
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Sophie Venables
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Kerry Burnham
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

West Midlands


Name: Robert Bloomfield
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Michael Eszrenyi
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Angela Hodgin
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Claire Amed
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Jemma Sherwood
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: George W. Robson
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Sam Chater
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Anthony Jones
Subjects: computing, maths, physics

Name: Katie Williams
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Nathalie Gotting
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Yorkshire and the Humber


Name: Georgia Osborne
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Meriem Lairini
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Helen Smith
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: George W. Robson
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Stacey Wooliscroft
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Janet Brierley
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Sarah Holland
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

Name: Kirsten Russell
Subjects: chemistry, maths, physics, languages

Name: Sarah Barley
Subjects: chemistry, computing, maths, physics, languages

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