Mathematics Teacher Internship - Fixed Term

Spires Academy, Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-6911-284T
  • Posted:11/03/2020
  • Pay:£300 per week for four weeks
  • Start Date:1st June 2020
  • App Close Date:18/04/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC


We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and aspiring teacher of mathematics or physics for a four week period. The purpose of the internship is to allow aspiring teachers the time to experience life in a secondary school before applying for the full Initial Teacher Training course.

Physics and mathematics interns will be paid £300 per week for four weeks. (£1200 total, although 100% attendance is required without the assistance of a medical note.) What are we looking for? 

  1. Drive and ambition
  2. The ability to work with groups of keen, interested learners
  3. A strong and broad subject knowledge
  4. The desire to offer flexible, focused support
  5. A fascination with the learning process
  6. A love of their subject
  7. The ability to motivate and enthuse young people
  8. Experience of working with young people, particularly in a school environment
  9. A desire to make a difference
  10. A degree in a Stem subject is preferable but not essential

About the placement: The four week internship will be a structured programme which will offer an insight into life as a teacher. Throughout the four weeks interns will experience Educational research in practice

  1. Primary placement
  2. Secondary placement
  3. Post 16 placement
  4. Safeguarding and how to remain safe when in school
  5. Development in subject knowledge and how this applies to teaching and learning within a classroom
  6. Weekly mentor meetings to support your development
  7. Learning the importance of planning
  8. Behaviour management and how to create a positive environment for learning
  9. Meeting with a Teacher Recruitment Specialist at the end of the programme 

Following completion of the internship, the lead school will remain in contact with interns for 12 months where recruitment opportunities, key dates and information for local SKITT’s and universities will be discussed. All posts will be advertised on the E21C website as a central focal point for ITT recruitment for interns.

Information about the school

About Us

At Spires Academy we offer a distinctive small school environment where each individual is well known, listened to and encouraged to be the best they can be. Serving just over 650 students enables us to maintain an inclusive and nurturing community atmosphere, where staff work with students to develop the skills, confidence and knowledge needed to reach their full potential.

This is an incredibly exciting time for Spires Academy, we are an expanding school with more students than ever before choosing Spires Academy.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Annette Kelly
  • Address:Bredlands Lane, Sturry, Kent, CT2 0HD
  • Telephone: 01227 710392
  • Email: glees@e21c.co.uk


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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.