UK School Assistant Gap Year
Imagine mid-week excursions to Buckingham Palace, shopping expeditions to Manchester and weekend breaks in Paris. The UK is really like no other destination in the world, with a nightlife that is unequalled and streets draped in history, and our UK school gap year program puts you in the heart of all the action.
Your duties will include assisting teachers in a variety of different curricula subjects, based on your skills and interests, as well as being available for after school sports and other activities. Being placed in a UK school with Letz Live means free accommodation and free meals during term time, as well as a weekly allowance for you to spend on sightseeing throughout this magical country or splash out on adventures across the European continent during the school holidays.
Perhaps you want to explore the exotic cultures of Istanbul, take part in Munich’s annual Oktoberfest, or eat pizza to your hearts-delight amidst Italy’s architectural beauty. The European travel options that await are only limited by your imagination and the UK is the perfect base to make it all happen.
Not only will we help you secure your UK visa, but we will provide you with a comprehensive in-country orientation once you arrive, as well as continued and unending support from our team to help you overcome any problems or challenges throughout your placement.
In return for this dream opportunity of living and working in the hub of Europe, you will need to display a mature work ethic, flexibility and demonstrated leadership skills - the more you put into the experience, the more you will get out of it! This life-changing gap year experience that will open up so many doors, including a lifelong network of friends from across the world, as well as endless European travel adventures.
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• Placement at a leading UK school
• All food & accommodation during term time + weekly allowance payments to spend as you wish
• Assistance with all UK visa and entry clearances
• A comprehensive in-country ‘Meet & Greet’ orientation in London upon your arrival
• 24 / 7 support throughout your placement
• Discounted travel and insurance with our sister company, Letz Travel
• A UK mobile phone sim-card to keep you connected
• Pre-departure briefings to help you prepare and answer any questions you may have
• A “Lonely Planet: London” guidebook to help you plan your weekends and local sightseeing + heaps more!
To be eligible for a UK school assistant placement with Letz Live, all participants must meet the following eligibility criteria at least 1 month prior to their arrival in the United Kingdom.
• Be a British, EU, Canadian, Australian or New Zealand passport holder
• Be at least 17 years of age at the time of arrival into the UK
• Have no criminal record
• Have completed secondary school by the time of departure
Do you meet the requirements above? Congratulations - you are eligible to become a school assistant in the UK with Letz Live!
Applying to become a school assistant in the UK with Letz Live is simple and can be completed in just a few easy steps. Visit our website and click the “Apply Now” tab, then complete the online application form. You will need to pay a preparation fee at the time of application which will be deducted from your total placement fee once successful.
Once we have heard back from your nominated referees, Letz Live will contact you to arrange a pre-screening interview, designed to let you know exactly what we expect from you while abroad and for you to ask any questions that you might have. During your pre-screening interview, our recruitment team will arrange a convenient date, time and venue for a formal face-to-face interview with our recruitment coordinators.
Providing your face-to-face interview goes well (and most of them do), we will consult our boarding school partners across the UK to find the most suitable placement for you. Throughout the process, we will assist you every step of the journey - from the initial application phase to your safe return home - and look forward to making your gap year in the UK fulfil all of your expectations.
About Letz Live
The team at Letz Live are proud to be a part of making your upcoming journey of discovery a reality. Jetting off overseas to immerse yourself in a completely new culture is a life changing experience and an incredible opportunity to learn more about yourself and the world around you.
For decades, high school graduates and young people from around the world have been taking a “gap year” to explore the world and discover more about themselves before starting their tertiary studies or first full time job. Now it’s your turn! But before you embark on this rite of passage there are probably so many questions. Which country should I go to? Where will I live? How will I afford to survive?
Take away the guesswork by letting the team at Letz Live inspire your gap year adventures and guide you through the process. Whether you want to work, learn or volunteer, we’ll help you find and organise a life-changing overseas placement to suit you and your unique interests. The Letz Live crew have all been in your position and ventured into the big wide world at a young age, and now they’re ready to hand the baton on to you and your generation as you head out on your first travel adventures. All of us have personally experienced the thrills, rewards and challenges of living and working overseas, and feel strongly that these experiences will not only shape your life, but transform the way you see the world.
Whether you’re planning your gap year months ahead of time or you’re ready to go right now, we’ll get straight to work planning your itinerary and will use our extensive network of overseas contacts to ensure a quality placement that is suited to your individual needs and requests. Not only can you be assured of a safe and rewarding placement, but full support from the team at Letz Live throughout your experience. While you’re making lifelong friendships in your new destination, we’ll be your travel buddy from afar and help you every step of the way.
Letz Live was established in 2005 by Nicholas Hare who was so inspired by his own pivotal gap year experience in the UK that he wanted to make it an easy and accessible reality for generations to follow.
Your big journey of discovery awaits. Jetting off overseas to immerse yourself in a new culture is a life changing experience. It’s a precious opportunity to learn more about the world and yourself.
For decades, young people around the world have been taking this rite of passage before starting tertiary education or their first full time job. And now it’s your turn. You have so many questions. Where shall I go? Where will I live? How will I fund my travels?
Take away the guesswork by talking to the Letz Live crew today. Whether you want to work, learn or volunteer, we’ll help you find a fantastic overseas placement to suit you and your unique interests. The Letz Live crew have all travelled the world at a young age and they’re ready to hand the baton on to the next generation. All of us have personally experienced the thrills, rewards and challenges of living and working overseas.
Whether you’re planning months ahead, or you’re ready to go now, we’ll get straight to work on your itinerary. We know our network of overseas contacts on a personal basis, so you can be assured of only quality placements with full support throughout your experience. You’ll be making lifelong friendships on your journey, but we’ll be your travel buddy from afar!
Letz Live was established in 2004 by Nicholas Hare, who was inspired by his own pivotal gap year experience in the UK.
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