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Graduate Teaching Assistant

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Job description

I am recruiting graduates who are interested in working as Teaching Assistants in schools from September 2020. This is a great opportunity for graduates who want to work as Teaching Assistants/Learning Support Assistants and Tutors in schools. Are you a graduate and are you considering a career in teaching? Would you like paid work experience in a Primary and/or Secondary School near you to help you decide if teaching is the right path for you? If yes, then our Future Teachers Programme for Graduate Teaching Assistants 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, ideally on a full time basis, working at one or a number of our client schools near where you live for up to a year, starting from 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 experience as a Graduate Teaching Assistant, you are in a much stronger position to begin a school based teacher training programme within a lead training school.

What are the benefits?

You will have the opportunity to gain a year’s invaluable experience as a Graduate Teaching Assistant with our reputable partner schools, and ideally progress with one of the schools to do your teacher training! Best of all, you will earn up to GBP1,200 a month 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 applying to our Future Teachers Programme are required to be educated to degree level or are in the process of completing their degree.  We welcome applications from graduates across all subject areas including: English, Maths, Science, History, Geography, MFL and PE.

To be successful in gaining a position on our Future Teachers Programme, you must have a genuine desire for becoming a school teacher. Ideally you should also be able to commit to the programme on a full time basis (Monday – Friday 8.15am – 3.00pm) from September 2020, although part-time applicants are considered too.

For immediate consideration to our Future Teachers Programme for Graduate Teaching Assistants, please follow the link on this page and upload your CV or call the branch for further details.

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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