Amy Year 10 writes:
‘Bonjour! I have recently spent the week working as a Teaching Assistant in our French department, and have really been enjoying it.
When Year 10 were given the opportunity to have a week of work experience, I was eager to try teaching, as it is something I have always wanted to do and I would like to be a teacher in the future.
Throughout the week I’ve been doing various jobs for the teachers in the language department, such as helping in some Year 7 and 8 lessons, designing some new display boards for our corridor, and these tasks have definitely pushed me out of my comfort zone! I’ve noticed that my confidence levels have grown as I have got more used to answering questions in class and talking to the staff, and I’ve found it really interesting to learn about the job that I want to do in the future.
This has also been an excellent opportunity for me to practice my French speaking and listening skills, and revisit previous topics. Overall I have truly loved this experience, and it has inspired me to work harder towards my career path for the future.’