What’s it like to Work in a School

Ref: C2228681

A practical and interactive session looking at a typical day in schools, what roles are available and the personal characteristics needed to work in education.

Course aim

To give an overview of working in the education sector- Nursery, Primary and Secondary schools

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners
  • This course is for improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Identify the different roles available to me in Early Years and school education
  • Know what skills and knowledge I need to work in a school or Early Years role
  • Identify the different procedures and activities within a typical school day
  • Have an awareness of advantages and potential disadvantages of working in education

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

A pen and notebook.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

What’s it like to Work in a School

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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