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Teaching and Education

How to develop your experience

Practical experience in a classroom or experience working with children or young people can help you find out whether teaching is for you. It will also support your applications when you apply for teacher training.

Some graduates choose to gain experience as a  teaching assistant before undertaking their initial teacher training.

Work experience at a school or education provider

Work experience with children and young people

Mentoring at Sussex

DBS checks

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required to work with children or vulnerable people. A school will ask you to complete one before working with pupils