Teaching Work Experience

25 October 2021
10 hours

When is it?

25th October

When is the deadline?

It is on 19th October

Am I eligible?

You are aged 14-19 years old and live in the UK.

What’s involved
What you’ll cover


During this free two week virtual work experience programme you will meet a range of teachers from different sectors who will give you an overview of their experiences, both qualifying and within the industry, with opportunities for Q&A.

You will learn about some of the key roles and responsibilities of a teacher throughout this programme, including planning, lesson delivery, grading & attainment and safeguarding. The programme will also include a vital pathways module, which will direct you on what to do next, how to apply, and what institutions you should be considering for your teaching qualification. There will also be a range of quizzes and meaningful activities to spark your interest in teaching, and give you a further insight into what it really means to become a qualified teacher.

The virtual work experience programme involves around 10 hours of activity. You can complete the work over 2 weeks, meaning you can fit it around your schedule (whether that be school or college). There are live webinars to get involved in, but if you’re unable to attend these you can watch recordings on-demand.


BenefitThis programme is free for students.
BenefitAdd the experience to your CV and Personal Statement.
BenefitYou’ll get practical skills and knowledge.
BenefitYou’ll earn a certificate if you complete the programme.

What’s involved

Live workshops with employers

You’ll meet professionals in live workshops and be able to ask them questions.

Work and assignments

You’ll complete activities and work assignments to develop skills and knowledge.

Fits into your schedule

Complete all work and assignments at times that are suitable to you.

What you’ll cover

During this two week programme you will cover the following areas: Introduction to Teaching as an industry. Planning – including aims & objectives, differentiation, learning styles, special needs and lesson planning. Lesson Delivery – including confidence & intonation, using interactive technology, eliminating distractions and behaviour management. Grading & Attainment – including why we grade work, measuring attainment, using a rubric and positive reinforcement. Safeguarding – including what safeguarding is, the 6 principles of safeguarding, safeguarding children, reporting a safeguarding issue and bullying.

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