Maths or Physics Internship – Job Description

Overall Responsibilities:

To gain experience working in a teaching environment within a school.

To develop knowledge, skills and understanding which will support an application into initial teacher training, leading to a career in teaching.

Main Duties include:

  • Observing and supporting teachers during lessons
  • Leading 1:1 tuition and small group work with students
  • Carrying out a research project.
  • Attending relevant in house training
  • Completing a reflective log
  • Presentation of learning to Partnership Headteachers, senior leaders and peers
  • Physics interns will also carry out laboratory work, including supporting science       technicians
  • Support of extra-curricular trips, visits and enhancements as appropriate

Internship Dates and Times:

Induction day: Monday 22nd June.

Professional Studies: Thursday 25th June, Thursday 2nd July and Thursday 9th July, followed by 4 weeks/28 days in June and July (Actual days to be agreed between intern and host school).

Most interns will work 8.30am – 4.00pm

Pay: £300 a week for 4 weeks

Knowledge/Experience/Skills required:

  • Undergraduate studying for a Maths, Physics or related degree eg: Engineering;     

            Accountancy and/or Maths or Physics ‘A’ level (Grade B or above) or equivalent

  • A desire to teach and work with students
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Mrs Ann Wilks  |  Lyons Hall Primary School, Deerleap Way, Braintree. Essex, CM7 9FH  |For an application pack or for more information, please contact:

Tel: 07917 734531  |  Email: