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Future Teachers Programme (September 2019 start)

Are you considering a career as a secondary school teacher in the future? Would you like to gain further experience working within a school setting as a teaching assistant prior to beginning your teacher training?

If so, Teaching Personnel are working in partnership with a lead teacher training school located in Sunderland to recruit graduates to join our Future Teachers Programme from September 2019.

Any Graduates interested in becoming a secondary teacher in the future will have the chance to secure a full time Graduate Teaching Assistant role on a 12 month basis, prior to beginning your teacher training at a teacher training school based in Sunderland from September 2020.

What is the Future Teachers Programme?

The Future Teachers Programme is designed to help address the teacher shortages across England & Wales by attracting and supporting bright graduates who are considering a career in teaching, but wish to gain practical experience before enrolling in formal teacher training.

How does it work?

Successful graduates who begin our Future Teachers programme will take on a variety of responsibilities within our client school, whereby you will be required to support pupils within your subject specialism department. This will be a full time role within an allocated school in South Tyneside and Sunderland where you will undertake a variety of tasks and activities that will give you a good understanding as to the role of a teacher. A significant proportion of these tasks and activities will also benefit your subject knowledge as you will focus on raising pupil attainment, supporting special needs pupils, covering classes, assisting with the planning and preparation of lessons and delivering small group tuition sessions.


This is a paid opportunity whereby you will have the opportunity to earn money (£1080 per month) whilst learning and building the skill set required to be successful when you begin your teacher training course.

Applicant requirements:

All applicants are required to have completed their degree by summer 2019, with the school looking to recruit graduates across all subject areas, with particular focus on; English, Maths, Science, History, Geography, MFL and Physical Education. To be successful in gaining a position on our Future Teachers Programme, you will be passionate about becoming a secondary teacher in the future and must be able to commit to the programme on a full time basis from September 2019 until July 2020.

For immediate consideration please send your CV via the link below or contact the Tyne and Wear Secondary branch on 0191 223 5074 to discuss our Future Teachers Programme in more depth.

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