York Students in Schools

York Students in Schools connects students from the University of York with local schools. It is an award winning scheme which was first set up by students in 1994. Each year hundreds of students make a difference to the lives of young people across York, whilst building skills and experience for the future. 

So join in this year - there are roles and levels of commitment to suit almost every student and timetable.

Applications close Sunday Week 6 (16th February).

‌Classroom Assistant: Summer Term

Gain classroom experience and inspire others by offering help with a specific subject, 1:1 reading, special educational needs or general classroom support. Roles available in nursery, primary, secondary and further education.

Block Placement

Gain an in-depth look into the teaching profession by volunteering for a full-time, one week placement in the first week of the Easter vacation in primary or secondary schools. Fantastic experience for students interested in applying for a teacher training course.

Language and Culture Support

Share your language skills with young people by giving language and culture taster sessions, or offering language support in schools. Sign up to our language support register to be contacted with relevant opportunities.

Student Management Group

If you enjoyed your YSIS placement, why not become a Student Manager? Support other students volunteering in schools by sharing your experience and gain key leadership skills by helping to run the York Students in Schools programme.

Read our student case studies

Contact us: ysis@york.ac.uk Telephone: 01904 323264

Questions? Ask a Student Manager, drop in Mon - Fri 11.45 am - 1.15 pm in Careers and Placements (term time only)

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