Teaching Internships

If you are currently studying an undergraduate degree and considering a teaching career in maths, Physics, Chemistry, MFL or Computing, a teaching internship could be for you! You will gain a three-week insight into the teaching profession which will show you everything that this wonderful profession has to offer. You’ll get all of this while being paid £900 for the three week placement.

The internship will commence on Monday 24th June 2024 and the last date for applications is Friday 14th June 2024 (subject to availability).

We have limited places available, so sign up early to avoid disappointment!

What can I expect the internship placement to involve?

Structured training, shadowing and lesson observation followed by a chance to jointly plan and deliver lessons.

A combination of teaching, running subject-related projects, offering intensive support for children who are struggling, helping with experiments and laboratory work.

Opportunities to complete a project presentation which will be presented to members of the schools’ leadership teams

Access to one-to-one mentors who are inspirational classroom teachers in their specialism.

Opportunities to network with qualified subject specialists.

Where can I complete the internship?

Within our Ofsted Outstanding School Centred Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) partnership, we have a number of schools which are looking for interns. Take a look at our ‘Schools’ https://bbscitt.co.uk/our-schools/. We will use your postcode to place you in a school that is near to you when you apply and confirm this before you start your internship.

You're eligible to apply for an internship if:


You have not already applied for an Initial Teacher Training (ITT) programme.


You are an undergraduate and not currently studying a Masters or PhD or opting for a career change.


You are able to complete the full 3 week placement from Monday 24th June 2024.

Meet the Team

We're with you throughout your journey with BBSCITT.


Michael Eszrenyi


Michael's role is to oversee the overall SCITT partnership and the quality assurance of the partnership.

Snita Kaur

Internships Coordinator

Laura’s role is to oversee the day-to-day operations of the internships programme.

Lindsey Haywood

SCITT Administrator

Lindsey is on hand to answer any questions you may have and to ensure the smooth running of the programme on a daily basis.

How Can I Apply?

To register an interest in applying for the Barr Beacon SCITT internship programme, please email info@bbscitt.co.uk where further information can be forwarded.

Once your application is submitted, it will be reviewed and you will be invited to attend an interview. If accepted, you will receive an email confirming your place on the internship with further details.

All applicants should refer to the DfE privacy notice which can be found here.

At Barr Beacon SCITT, we are guided by the Department for Education’s guidance on Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2022) and all offers by the Barr Beacon SCITT Internship programme are subject to enhanced DBS clearance prior to the commencement of the internship.
At Barr Beacon SCITT all interns are subject to a right to work check. In addition we may contact references from an intern’s application for further information if required. There is an opportunity at interview for applicants to discuss all statutory checks in more detail.

Barr Beacon SCITT is committed to promoting and practicing equality of opportunity, valuing diversity and eliminating harassment and discrimination. We are an inclusive organisation which welcomes and treats both staff and trainees fairly and equally regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, disability, race, ethnic origin or nationality. Our workforce should be representative of the communities we serve. Legislation designed to eliminate unfair discrimination and promote equality of opportunity is in place and is adhered to by the SCITT, which include: The Equality Act (2010) Race Relations Amendment Act (RRAA) (2000) The Disability Discrimination Acts (1995 and 2005) The Protection from Harassment Act (1997) Special Educational Needs and Disability Act (2001)

The SCITT provides opportunities for applicants to identify any special arrangements that they may require. Applicants can find further information on the application form.