Paid teacher training internships

We are looking for enthusiastic university students who are interested in supporting a school’s physics or maths department. Successful candidates will receive £1,200 for completion of a 4-week summer internship at a school in the North East. 

As well as gaining essential school experience, key to your teacher training application, you will also work alongside outstanding teachers and receive support and advice from our friendly North East SCITT (formerly Shotton Hall SCITT) team. This is the ideal opportunity to find out if teaching could be the career for you and get paid while doing it!

Please note: Changes to how the internship is delivered may be made in line with government COVID-19 restrictions.


What will you be doing? 

  • Supporting in lessons

  • Working with small intervention groups

  • Supporting staff in everyday school life (e.g duties, clubs etc)


Have you got what it takes?

Candidates will be

  • professional

  • reliable

  • enthusiastic and passionate about their subject

  • very organised.

Candidates will have

  • strong subject-specific knowledge of either maths or physics

  • a passion for working with young people

  • a good sense of humour.


Applicants must be enrolled at university in any year of study and in a subject suitable for teaching physics or maths. Applicants must also have a C or above in GCSE English and maths.


How do I apply? 

Please download and complete the application form below and return it to


 Limited spaces are available so please apply as soon as possible to secure your place.  


Application deadline Monday 17 May 2021

The placement will begin in Monday 14 June 2021 - Friday 9 July 2021