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English Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Are you an English graduate?

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Opportunity to work in education
  • Hours to suit you

Are you an English graduate with aspirations of becoming an English teacher?

Are you determined to help pass on your subject knowledge to students at GCSE level?

Teaching Personnel are currently working exclusively with a school in the Derby area who are looking to implement an English Mentor scheme in the new academic year. This will begin as of September and run right through to the GCSE exams.

• Position starting in September 2017

• Opportunity to work full or part-time

• 1 year fixed term

• Competitive salary

• Opportunity to be entered to Teacher Training Programme

As an English Mentor, you will be responsible for working with small groups of students to help them prepare for their GCSEs. So a relevant degree and passion for delivering English intervention is essential, with previous paid or voluntary work within education beneficial.

The school are working closely with Teaching Personnel to make sure that they are well staffed in the new academic year with English Graduates, meaning that you can tailor the amount of work you undertake to your own needs. You could work across the Trust on a full-time basis or spend 2-3 days working at 1 school within the Trust.

The Head of Department at each school offer an incredibly supportive environment and are happy to coach mentors in preparation for the sessions.

Please apply with an up to date CV to

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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