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Education graduates needed for daily supply in LS16 Secondary!

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Graduate teaching assistant - Leeds

Aspiring teachers of the future, are you looking for paid work in schools starting in now?

Teaching Personnel have a number of graduate teaching assistant vacancies in Secondary schools throughout Leeds. Our future teachers programme is a perfect opportunity for you to work as a teaching assistant this school year and then progress on to teacher training in September 2019, you will gain paid experience working in your chosen school setting and undertake training regularly ready for a PGCE/SCITT course next year. Individuals interested in working as a graduate teaching assistant will need to be/have;

  • A degree and A-levels within your subject area (if secondary based)
  • The desire to become a qualified teacher in the future
  • Commitment to working full time as a teaching assistant all academic year
  • Knowledge of the education system within your sector (primary or secondary)
  • Previous experience working with children in a school or similar capacity

Working as a graduate teaching assistant is excellent PAID experience for those wanting to become teachers. Teaching Personnel work with schools across Leeds (and surrounding areas) and have a number of vacancies in secondary schools. Ideally you will be looking for work for the full academic year, however if you have other commitments and want to gain experience on a supply basis, we welcome your application. Working as a teaching assistant will require you to take direction from teachers and other staff members, provide in class support during lessons, lead activities for small groups and also support children on an individual 1:1 basis, you may also (in time) be asked to lead lessons in the absence of teaching staff. Graduates will be given full support to be prepared for teacher training, Teaching Personnel have a partnership with a national teaching school in Leeds who will hold several courses throughout the academic year, including; effective behaviour management, preparation for teaching, assessment for learning and differentiation.

If you are looking for a suitable position in Leeds, please apply now for consideration, submit your CV via the "apply now" link and send an updated CV to Brian from the Teaching Personnel Leeds Bradford Secondary branch at

*Suitable references and a DBS certificate are required, full support with application provided by your consultant.*

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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