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Teaching Experience Programme

Oaklands Catholic School – Teaching Experience Programme – 19th – 23rd June 2017

Oaklands Catholic School and Sixth Form College is holding a five day taster course on the teaching profession (teaching pupils at any age group) designed for students who have recently completed A Levels or who are engaged in undergraduate study. 

The five day course will include…

  • Lesson observations at secondary and primary school levels
  • Working with teachers in subjects of your choice
  • The opportunity to deliver teaching and lead learning for a section of a lesson in the company of the classroom teacher
  • Presentations on different aspects of teaching in mixed ability state schools
  • Information on the different ways to train to teach
  • Workshops with recently qualified teachers
  • Guidance on how to secure employment and promotion in the teaching profession
  • A presentation from the course participants to a selection of Oaklands teaching staff on their own learning during the programme
  • A letter of participation signed by the Head Teacher to record your work experience


This course requires a commitment to the full five days of the programme from 0830 to 1600 daily, smart professional attire, willingness to undertake a safeguarding check and to provide photographic and documentary proof of identity.

If you would like to be a part of this programme, please provide your full name and postal address, a contact telephone number and e-mail address, your date of birth and which curriculum subject(s) you would be most interested in working with at Oaklands (if you have a special interest in primary teaching, we would be able to place you in core subjects such as English, Maths and Science).

Replies should be e-mailed to no later than Monday 5th of June 2017