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English Teaching Assistant

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English Graduate

Are you a recent graduate looking for a career in the education sector; specifically secondary schools/colleges?

Do you have a degree specialism linked to English and have relevant experience supporting, tutoring or assisting secondary aged students?

  • Multiple opportunities (full time and part time) for English graduates to support in across secondary schools and academies in Derby/Derbyshire
  • Full time and part time available - can be flexible to suit your committments
  • Ideal experience for a graduate looking to progress with a career in the education sector

Our client secondary school located in the Derby area is looking to recruit flexible English graduates for support positions to start with them after February half term. There are both full time and part time opportunities for successful graduates to join this large mixed secondary school. The role will involve an element of general assistance as a teaching assistant and also working as a cover supervisor providing full class support.

The successful graduates of English will be assisting with all elements of English from covering full classes, providing 1:1 support and delivering intervention and specific assistance to students who require more help than their peers. There will also be the opportunity to work with students who are showing signs of higher ability, supporting them and working with them on higher level learning to stretch and challenge them.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an English graduate to gain relevant experience for a future PGCE application and network within a supportive secondary school.

The role:

    • Pay ranging between GBP60 - GBP70 per day depending on experience and school
    • Graduates of English language, English literature, English and American studies, Creative writing, Drama, Theatre and performance, Journalism and International relations
    • Work within a highly supportive secondary school in the Derby area

The English department at this school is currently going through a very positive spell as it has been flourishing with regards results and the environment being fostered by the Head of English. The belief is that positive relationships from staff and an encouraging ethos within the department allows for the students to be confident and enjoy the subjects being taught.

If you are an English graduate available in January and looking for work within a secondary school then apply now for immediate consideration with your latest CV.

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

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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