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Graduate teaching assistant

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Are you an English Graduate wishing to pursue a career in Secondary teaching in the future? Would you benefit from securing 12 months invaluable teaching experience prior to starting your teacher training programme?

Teaching Personnel are in partnership with a number of teaching schools across Salford and North Manchester and we would like to hear from you!

Our partner Secondary schools are currently recruiting for aspiring teachers for 2019, and wish to appoint English Graduates to work within their English department from September 2018, working with class teachers and pupils prior to securing a space on the schools direct teacher training programme.

  • Full time English Graduate Teaching Assistant positions available
  • September 2018 - fixed for the full academic year
  • Opportunity to secure a Schools Direct/ITT place for September 2019
  • Working alongside the class teacher to gain invaluable experience
  • Earn up to £350 per week whilst learning

This exciting opportunity will provide you with the skills and experience to become an outstanding English teacher in the future. You will be able to experience a wide variety of classes, ranging from very able students to those groups that find it difficult to engage within lessons across both Key Stage Three and GCSE. Other responsibilities will include:

  • Working with low ability groups on a 1:1 basis, planning and delivering activities to raise attainment
  • General in class support throughout the English department
  • Covering English lessons with pre-set work, building confidence and classroom management
  • Managing behaviour effectively and supporting the class teacher
  • Experience planning and assessing activities under the guidance of the class teacher

Our partner teacher training Secondary schools are located across Salford, Bury, Bolton and North Manchester and are accessible via public transportation links from central Manchester and surrounding areas.

It is essential that all interested applicants have a English based degree, or are coming to the end of an English based degree, and will be available full time in the new academic year.

In order to apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit a full CV outlining all experiences to Nicola Pollitt. For further information, please contact the Manchester West Secondary Office on the contact number provided below;

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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