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Graduate Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Have you recently graduated and are now looking for your next steps into an exciting and rewarding career?

Do you have previous experience working with young people, or would you be interested in building up classroom based experience as a Graduate Teaching Assistant before considering a career in teaching?

There are a number of secondary schools in the Manchester area seeking recent graduates to work in their departments in line with their specialist subject, offering 1:1 and group support to pupils as a Graduate Teaching Assistant. This is an excellent opportunity for anybody who is considering a career in education and would like to gain further classroom experience before enrolling on a PGCE or similar teacher training programme.

  • Full and part time hours available, allowing you to continue to build your experience, even if you are still studying or have other commitments
  • Earn a competitive wage (up to GBP70 a day) on a weekly basis, all whilst you are building up your experience and gaining further skills and qualifications
  • Gain recognised and accredited qualifications and training through our CPD training courses 
  • Opportunity to work as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in a number of schools in Manchester, including Ofsted ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding’ providers

Whilst working as a Graduate Teaching Assistant, you will have the opportunity to further develop your skills and gain valuable experience that you can later utilise in your career.  You will perform a wide variety of roles, supporting the teaching in class as well as helping to raise attainment of pupils through group work and on a 1-to-1 basis. The role will also involve supporting special educational needs, covering classes, assisting with the planning and preparation of lessons as well as developing schemes of work.

For further information on the role of a Graduate Teaching Assistant or if you have any further questions, contact the Manchester North Secondary branch of Teaching Personnel today.

Alternatively, simply apply via this advert with an up to date copy of your CV and a cover letter for immediate consideration.


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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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