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Graduate Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Maths Graduate looking to move into teaching in the Newham

  • Great opportunity for an Aspiring Teacher - looking to do a PGCE
  • Covering lessons in schools or undertaking small group tutoring work in your specialist subject
  • Pay rates from £55 per day

Are you a graduate of Maths looking at getting into teaching? Do you want to gain more experience in Secondary schools before applying to continue training and gain qualified teacher status?

Newham secondary schools have shown an interest in having graduates of Maths who are looking at going into teaching in their schools. There are full time and part time posts available

The successful candidate will need:

  • the ability to build good relationships with children, teachers and parents
  • the ability to cope with challenging behaviour
  • a professional attitude to work
  • a strong regard for pupil safety and well-being
  • a positive approach to working with children and the ability to motivate, inspire and build rapport;
  • respect for diversity as you will be working with pupils from a range of backgrounds;
  • excellent team working ability as you'll be working with other support staff, classroom teachers and other professionals
  • good organisational skills and the ability to work flexibly. This is a great opportunity for any graduate to gain the classroom experience needed to go on to study further for a formal teaching qualification.

Minimum Criteria to apply

  • Teaching Personnel work on behalf of a number of schools in the Newham area, the schools work with us on a day to day basis and for more permanent roles. To help introduce a graduate into schools we arrange for the successful candidates doing cover work for absent teachers to gain that all important classroom experience.
  • GCSE Maths and English A-C grades
  • Degree in Maths or Engineering

Other Desirable Qualifications and Awards in childcare or youth work, e.g.

  • Foundation Degrees in Education
  • Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Support Work in Schools
  • Special Educational Needs experience or knowledge
  • Sport Coach Qualifications
  • Team Teach or other behaviour management training

Additional Experience

  • Working in school or education settings
  • Experience of working with Special Educational Needs - Autism, Moderate Learning Difficulties
  • Previous volunteering within education or working with children - e.g. youth work

Candidates will need clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and will need to complete our rigorous application process and attend a formal interview. References will be required.

To be taken in consideration for the role please send your CV to Teaching Personnel via email on

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.

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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