Rating

5/5
  • Skills
    5.0
  • Responsibilities
    5.0
  • Support & Guidance
    5.0
  • Culture
    5.0
  • Your Impressions
    5.0

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • • Supporting children to improve their attendance, behavioural and curriculum needs. • 1:1 and group support with Year 1 and Year 4 children in a primary school located in an underprivileged area. • Supporting and assisting children with SEN needs.


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I have developed my time-management, communication, empathetic, creativity, resilience, team working and organisational skills


  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 5/5

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • I had my own weekly target to achieve with my focus group of students for their attendance, behavioural and curriculum development


  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 5/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • Every team had their own Impact Officer, who was very helpful for not only professional but also personal development. The office team also worked very hard, and along with that were very kind, understanding and empathetic towards each other. We had our individual PDP's which used to be reviewed every 6 months.


  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 5/5

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Professional as well as very friendly, inspiring for growth!


  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 5/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I thoroughly enjoyed my placement year with City Year UK. As it was something I wanted to do, to work with children, to make a difference in the community and City Year offered me that every chance to work towards it and to make me a better individual


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 5/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at City Year UK
  • 5/5

  • 7. Would you recommend City Year UK to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to City Year UK
  • Go for it! It's going to be one of the most memorable year of your lifetime!


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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Voluntary

North West

October 2021


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