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Graduate Teaching Assistant

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Senior Leadership at a Catholic Secondary School in Preston is currently seeking to appoint graduates for a 12 month Teaching Assistant position for the 2019/20 academic year.

The school is an oversubscribed 11-16 provision, based in a small village in Preston. The school is smaller than average, creating a family atmosphere and strong relationships between Staff and Pupils. The school was recently Ofsted graded 'Good' in all areas, with an overwhelming number of parents endorsing the school through the OFSTED online survey saying how safe and well taught their children are at the school. We have constant feedback from our Teachers saying "the kids of great!" and "I've really enjoyed it, I would love to go back."

This collaborative approach gives the school access to an excellent teaching school provision, perfectly suited to guiding aspiring Teachers through their initial stages of their teacher training journey.

This role is designed to give a range of experience throughout the school year in a variety of different positions. Responsibilities include; general classroom support, Cover Supervisor role, 1 to 1 intervention, group intervention sessions and then, towards the end of the year, taking the lead in a classroom as an Unqualified Teacher. Upon completing this position the successful candidate will be fully equipped to start their teacher training.

To be considered for this role candidates should:

  • Hold a Bachelors degree, a wide range of subject specialisms are considered (or be graduating in summer 2019)
  • Show a desire to work in education and progress onto completing their initial teacher training
  • Be able to reach the Preston area

The successful Graduates will benefit from:

  • 12 Months paid experience
  • Variety of school based experience with the dedicated support of a team of experienced educators
  • Networking opportunities with schools throughout the Lancashire area
  • Choice and Variety - giving you a range of roles and job opportunities to choose from
  • Teaching Personnel's CPD Academy - Your Continuous Professional Development
  • Pay - Weekly pay based on your skills, experience, flexibility and availability
  • myTP - Digital services that make your work admin and communication simple
  • Safe Working Practice - ensuring your reputation is protected
  • Excellence in Education Awards - recognising the positive impact you deliver in schools
  • Own Personal Consultant, continuously working on your behalf
  • Uncapped 'Refer-a-friend' Scheme
  • Continuous support from your Personal Consultant

If you believe that you are interested in this role or if you would like to discuss it further then get in touch with Emily at Teaching Personnel - 01772 842152

The initial recruitment process is due to take place shortly after the Easter Holidays with interviews taking place in May 2019.

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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