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Graduate Teaching Assistant

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Are you thinking about using your specialist knowledge to educate the next generation?

Will you finish your degree in the 2021 academic year?

Are you hoping to gain experience within the classroom before committing to your Initial Teacher Training?

Teaching Personnel’s Future Teachers programme could be perfect for you.

Running for a 4th successive year within the Lancashire area, Teaching Personnel has been placing graduates into school placements with progression onto Initial Teacher Training courses. This programme is designed to give you the experience needed to make an informed choice about whether a career within education is the right choice for you. During the year you will undertake a number of roles including Intervention, Cover Supervision, SEN support and general classroom support.

Within the year you can expect:

  • Competitive weekly pay and access to training
  • A fantastic insight into the world of teaching
  • A sense of your suitability for this profession
  • To feel proud supporting young peoples in their pursuit of education success
  • To gain an appreciation for the challenges and reward experienced by education professionals as they strive to deliver the best possible outcomes for their pupils
  • Access to online professional development and support materials during your placement year

To be eligible for this programme all you need is to have completed (or be scheduled to complete) your undergraduate degree by Summer 2021. Placements run from September 2021 – August 2022 and all placements give direct progression onto the schools associated Teacher training courses for the following year.

How could you benefit from the Future Teachers Programme?

  • Gain 12 months experience within a Secondary School environment
  • Gain experience in a wide range of school roles
  • Develop an unsheltered experience of working in education, allowing you to make a fully informed decision on whether this is right for you
  • Secure 12 months paid employment
  • Access to market leading professional development programmes through Teaching Personnel and partner company Best Practice Network

Placements are over subscribed year on year so early applications are essential to ensure best chances of securing a place. If you would like to find out more information before applying please get in touch with Robert Higginbottom at Teaching Personnel Preston Secondary Branch.

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 date.

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