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Future Teachers Programme

Are you a graduate considering a career in teaching?  Would you like paid work experience in schools to help you decide if becoming a teacher is right for you?  If the answer is yes, our Future Teachers Programme could be a great option.

Teaching Personnel can help support your career in education through our unique Future Teachers Programme. The programme provides graduates with a long term placement within a secondary school, providing a valuable insight into the role of a fully qualified teacher, before going onto your teaching training course. 

The course is split into 3 years:

Year 1:

You will work within one of our client schools as a full time, paid teaching assistant. As a Teaching Assistant you will be supporting the main class teacher with handing out work, supporting students with 1:1 and small group assistance and helping prepare the lesson. This provides an excellent opportunity for graduates looking to build a career in education with flexible, classroom experience.

Year 2:

In the second year you will complete you teaching training, working school direct within our client school. This will include teaching classes across KS3/GCSE, shadowing Fully Qualified Teachers and providing dedicated intervention support.

Year 3:

In the third and final year you will complete your NQT year within the school, teaching your chosen subject and becoming a more independent professional within the school. After this year you will be a fully qualified teacher.

The ideal candidate will be educated with a 2:1 or above in a relevant subject, be passionate about building a career in education and have the ability to develop strong relationships with both staff and students.


  • You can expect to earn GBP60 - GBP65 per day (Year 1)
  • Pay in line with MPS/UPS (Year 3 onwards)
  • Gain invaluable experience prior to starting a teacher training course in the future
  • Complete flexibility with hours
  • Free training provided by Teaching Personnel provided by our CPD Academy


The role will be for immediate start, although it is subject to a DBS check, right to work UK authorisation so relevant documentation must be provided.

For immediate consideration, please send an updated CV/Cover letter to Dominic via the link below or contact the Manchester Secondary Branch for further information.

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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