Teach Manchester Paid Internships: Apply Now for Summer 2020

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Applications for this programme are currently suspended whilst we await further guidance from the Department for Education.

Do you want to teach but want some school experience?

Are you considering teaching as a career, but aren’t sure if it’s the career for you?

Consider applying for a 4-week paid teaching internship!

Teach Manchester is very excited to announce its paid Physics and Maths internship programme. The programme is funded by the Department for Education and builds upon existing collaborative partnerships.

Undergraduates wishing to teach either maths and/or physics  will be carefully selected to undergo a four week internship in Teach Manchester partner schools.

 

The Interns will work with enthusiastic and successful teachers, capturing their inspiration and passion for teaching Maths and Physics. They will also meet STEM graduates who have made good, swift progression in their careers and be supported by trained, experienced, mentors who have the capacity to respond to the individual needs of the interns.

One of the main benefits of the scheme will be the wealth of Initial Teacher Education experience in our schools, which is typically only available to trainees from beginning of their first formal placement when the demands of the classroom may already be challenging.  You will be supported to plan and deliver curriculum content to pupils and peers and work as part of the school team.

Pete: Pete had always had teaching in mind as a career and the internship cemented his career choice and gave him the valuable school experience he required to start his teacher training in 2018.

Chris: Chris was studying for his degree as a career changer and was keen to experience what teaching a class was like.

Harry: Harry hadn’t thought about teaching as a career until he saw the internship advert.  He was keen to learn more about teaching as a career.

This scheme will enable applicants to secure some classroom experience to decide if teaching is the career for them, and be able to apply for teacher training for 2020 entry.

Interns will be recompensed at the rate of £300 per week (total £1200).

Teach Manchester will guarantee an Initial Teacher Training place interview to all physics/maths interns who successfully complete the internship and have the required academic qualifications for a place for 2020 entry.

 

To apply: you will need to:

  • be passionate about teaching maths or physics as a career
  • be in your penultimate undergraduate year (graduation in summer 2020); studying a subject that would enable you to teach maths or physics (for example maths, physics, engineering, natural sciences).
  • hold GCSE A*-C in maths and English or equivalent
  • consent to a Disclosure and Baring Service and referencing checks.  These posts are exempt from Section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.
  • be available for the full period Monday 8th June – Friday 3rd July 2020

 

Applications for this programme are currently suspended whilst we await further guidance from the Department for Education.

  

An assessment day will take place for shortlisted applicants.

If you have any queries relating to the scheme, please do contact Kiera Hibbert  on  0161 248 1573 or schooldirect@teachmanchester.com

Find out more about the team working on our Interns Programme.

Michelle Ames (ITT and Leadership and Management SLE / School Direct Manager)

Graeme Balfour (Science and Assessment SLE, Interns Programme Lead, Strategic Group Member)

Ellie Russell (Science Lead Practitioner, ITT Professional Mentor)

Kiera Hibbert (School Direct Placements Coordinator)

Rachel Eppy (Business Development Manager)