Applications for Summer 2019 paid internships for STEM subjects are now closed.

STEM Teaching Internships

If you are Studying a STEM subject and considering teaching Physics or Maths, passionate about your subject, think you could inspire and engage others and in your penultimate year of studying at university, the you could earn £300 per week whilst gaining employability skills and work experience on our STEM Teaching Internships.

Our Interns follow a structured 4-week programme including professional development sessions, exploration of teaching, learning and behaviour management and insight into the Maths/ Physics curriculum. During the time spent in our host schools based in the Leeds/Harrogate areas, you will be observing lessons, taking part in 1:1 support and working with groups of pupils.

“The snapshot completing an internship gave me of the profession was one of the main factors in why I chose to train to be a teacher; it confirmed for me that this is a career I could not only do, but also enjoy.” Elliot Archer, current Red Kite Physics Trainee

How does it benefit me?

You will find out whether a teacher training course is right for you by being immersed in school life.

You will gain employability skills relevant for any career/sector.

You will earn up to £1200.

You will gain a unique insight into teacher training and the application form from Red Kite staff and trainees.

“I would recommend this internship to anyone who is considering teaching as it is a fun, immersive opportunity; the 4 weeks flew by!” Katie Baker, Summer 2018, Physics Intern

What do I need to qualify for the internship?

You must be in the penultimate year of your degree. You must have an A-level at B or above in Maths or Physics.
Your degree subject should be related to Maths or Physics.

Where will I teach?

You will teach Maths or Physics at a Leeds school or Harrogate Grammar School

Roundhay School    Crawshaw Academy   Temple Moor High School   Harrogate Grammar School

What should I do after the internship?

Upon successful completion of the internship, we guarantee you an interview for our 2020/21 teacher training course. If successful at interview, you can spend the next academic year safe in the knowledge that you have secured a place for teacher training, allowing you to focus on your final year of study.