English in schools across the globe, gain first-hand experience in the
classroom and, if you're a language student, put your language skills
into good use with the University's
teaching assistant programme.
Spending your placement year in an overseas school
will not only benefit you as an individual - you'll be making one of
the world's most widely spoken languages more accessible to young
As a Language Assistant, you will work between 12
and 20 hours a week and earn a local salary. You may also be eligible
for additional funding via the European Commission’s Erasmus Programme.
How do I get a place as a teaching assistant?
prestigious English Teaching Assistant programme is led by the British
Council. Our Placements Team will provide you with information on the
variety of opportunities available to you and will assist you with the
application and interview processes. Find out more about the scheme by
visiting the British Council website.
How is the placement year assessed?
- Fees and bursaries