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Graduate Learning Support worker

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Are you due to graduate this summer and are considering a career in teaching?  Would you like paid work experience in a West Yorkshire (Leeds) Primary school near you to help you decide if teaching is the right path for you? If yes, then our Future Teachers Programme could be the opportunity you!

What is the Future Teachers Programme?

The Future Teachers Programme is a scheme across England & Wales, designed to help address the current shortages of teachers, by attracting and supporting graduates who are considering a career in teaching, but wish to gain paid school based experience prior to starting a teacher training course.

How does it work?

You will begin your journey to teaching as a Graduate Teaching Assistant / Learning Support worker, on a full time basis, working at one of our client primary schools across Leeds / West Yorkshire for up to a year, starting in September 2020. As a Graduate Teaching Assistant, you will engage in a range of tasks to get a full feel of what it would be like to be a teacher, from supporting pupils with their studies in small groups and 1:1, to assisting class teachers across all departments including your specialism and getting involved with planning/delivering your own lessons!

Upon successful completion of your 1 years experience as a graduate teaching assistant, you will begin a school based teacher training programme from September 2020 within a lead training school and fron January 2020 - July 2020 you can also work in various Primary schools across Leeds until you start your placement in September 2020. 

What are the benefits?

You will have the opportunity to gain a year’s invaluable experience as a Graduate Teaching Assistant with one of our reputable partner primary schools in West Yorkshire and progress with the same school to do your teacher training on site! Best of all, you will earn up to GBP1100+ per month for your first year whilst enhancing your confidence, subject knowledge and teaching ability prior to beginning your training.

Am I eligible to apply for the Future Teacher Programme?

Applicants interested in apply to our Future Teachers Programme are required to be educated to degree level or have completed your degree by summer 2019.  

To be successful in gaining a position on our Future Teachers Programme, you must have a genuine desire for becoming a Primary teacher and must also be able to commit to the programme on a full time basis (Monday – Friday 8.15am – 3.30pm) from September 2020 until July 2021.

For immediate consideration to our Future Teachers Programme, please upload an updated CV via the link below or contact the Leeds Wakefield Primary branch on the number below for more information!

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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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

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