About our school experience
As part of the school experience we offer you will have the opportunity to;
- Observe lessons and different teaching styles across the age and ability range
- Talk to staff in your subject area
- Interact with pupils
- See how specific subjects are taught
- Learning more about the teacher training process
- Receive advice on submitting a successful application for teacher training
- Start and finish times
8:45am to 3:15pm
We can offer school experience that works for you, this might be half a day or a few hours over a few days. We can also be flexible with start and finish times.
- Dress code
Business dress, Cover up tattoos
- Teacher training
Harton Academy is the lead school for Teach North East and is an OFSTED ‘Outstanding’ rated school (2013) and successful Teaching School from 2011 to 2021.
At Teach North East, we are passionate about teaching and this passion will be shared and embedded in a supportive, practical and
hands-on way with all our trainees. You will receive training that ensures you are confident when taking the next steps into the
profession and can take what you have learnt into a fulfilling and successful career.
We believe in holding onto tradition whilst embracing innovation and, above all, we pride ourselves in the quality of the training
we offer. The best way to learn to teach is to do it, to make mistakes and to learn from them.
Teach North East will allow you to become immersed in school life from the start, but offers you a safety net of the support needed
to thrive as a new teacher. Teach North East is a partnership of 16
Secondary and Primary schools working in close collaboration with local providers to deliver high-quality and innovative teacher
Links to more information about our school
- Must not have been accepted onto another teacher training course
- Must have a degree
- Photo identification: Passport or driving licence
- DBS check required
No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.
We can offer school experience on a day that suits you. We offer school experience days Monday to Friday, during term time.
Please note that in exam periods we may not be able to offer experience across the full age range.
- School experience type
- In school
- Lisle Road, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE34 6DL
Yes - on site parking provided
Parking is available on site.
- Disability and access details
- School phases
- Early years, Primary (4 to 11), Secondary (11 to 16), 16 to 18
- Art and design
- Business studies
- Design and technology
- Health and social care
- Languages (other)
- Physical education
- Religious education