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Graduate Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Are you a recent English Graduate?

Are you hoping to gain experience in a Secondary School before completing a teacher training programme?

Teaching Personnel are working with Secondary Schools across Cornwall who are looking to recruit Graduates as part of their Teaching Assistant team until the end of the academic year. Our client schools have identified a staffing gap for Teaching Assistants to join their team on a part-time basis, approximately 2-3 days per week. The schools are accepting applications from recent English Graduates looking for new experiences. All experience will be considered.

Working as an English Teaching Assistant, you will be:

  • Working alongside class teachers supporting students aged 11-16.
  • Supporting students who require extra literacy support.
  • Expected to incorporate, plan and deliver inventions to aid the student's learning and behaviour with the hopes of raising their progress and attainment
  • Assisting students on a 1:1 basis when they are withdrawn from English lessons to attend literacy intervention sessions.

Teaching Personnel benefits:


  • Weekly pay at a competitive rate
  • Pension scheme enrolment
  • CPD Academy Training at a discounted price
  • Free Safeguarding & Prevent Training
  • GBP50 referral bonus for new registrations
  • Flexible working weeks for when you need it


English Graduates interested in this role are urged to apply. Please click apply now or call 01872 250 123

All successful applicants will be vetted to a high standard. This will entail obtaining references from your two most recent and relevant employers as well a Child only DBS on the Update Service.


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

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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