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Graduate teaching assistant

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Aspiring secondary teachers of the future looking for experience and a salaried route into the teaching profession – this could be the perfect opportunity for you starting in September 2021.

Teaching Personnel are working in partnership with a multi-school network in Hastings which is lead by a National Teaching School to recruit for a number of graduate teaching assistants. This is more than just a position, working for one year as a graduate TA before progressing on to a year’s teacher training programme in 2021 to become a qualified teacher (in your subject area) by the summer of 2021. This designated future teacher’s programme combines paid work and gaining experience within a school setting, designed by TP and in partnership with our schools to nurture teachers and offer an alternative route in to teaching. We have opportunities within English, Maths and Science, plus second tier subjects (Humanities, Computing/ICT/Computer Science, Languages) in schools across Hastings and also the Bexhill area of East Sussex.

Whether you have gained experience during your studies (or post-graduation) within a classroom or with children, or have no experience to date, we welcome your application. This is an excellent programme designed by a National Teaching school, working as a graduate teaching assistant will give you first-hand paid experience within a secondary school to fully understand the teaching profession and expectations each day. During your second year you will be fully supported through your teacher training and regularly meet with peers, a mentor to monitor your progress against the teaching competencies and requirements to pass the course and become a newly qualified teacher.

Teaching Personnel are working in partnership with this network of schools to recruit graduates to this programme. If you would like to be considered and teaching is a career aspiration of yours, we welcome your application.





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. 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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