Schools Volunteering Project

If you are considering going a career in teaching, this module will give you a chance to experience teaching and classroom practice first-hand, at either primary or secondary level, in a local school. The 10-week part-time placement will involve classroom observation and teacher assistance, and, in most cases, an opportunity to teach the class or to work with a designated group of pupils. It will also allow you to develop skills in relation to a special project or activity carried out in the school related to the teaching of English.

Everyone who wishes to take this module is required to attend a short interview and to conduct a short teaching session. Part of the process is to carry out police checks. If you are successful in the interview process, you will receive thorough training prior to the placement.

The number of placement places available is limited. If you were not successful in finding a suitable placement you would be asked to choose another module instead.