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Graduate Teaching Assistant - Medway

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Graduate Teaching Assistant - Medway

Aspiring secondary teachers with the desire to become a qualified teacher in their specialist subject - this is an excellent opportunity for you working as a graduate teaching assistant!

If you have recently graduated (English Maths, Science or related subjects) or have previously completed your degree and want a secure, paid route in to teaching, Teaching Personnel can support you.

We are working in partnership with a school in Medway to recruit a number of graduate teaching assistants throughout the region. This is a 12 month programme, you will work in a selected secondary school for the next academic year as a teaching assistant within your specialist area and undertake a variety of responsibilities. In addition to working as a teaching assistant supporting teachers and students, you will attend nationally recognised training with the teaching school and develop your personal skills to begin to teacher training in September 2019.

  • Graduate teaching assistant, starting from September 2019
  • Contract to progress in to teacher training.
  • Fully supported by the teaching school and National Leaders in education
  • Undertaking various responsibilities as a teaching assistant
  • Paid route in to teaching with regular courses and training opportunities
  • English Maths and Science future teachers, similar degree related subjects considered

With ever increasing pressure on universities to recruit and retain teachers to the profession, this future teachers programme over 2 years is a controlled and supportive way to enter the profession. You will be working as a graduate teaching assistant in one school for 12 months and then begin teacher training from September 2019, completing teaching placements in 2 separate schools and gaining a PGCE in secondary education and your specialist subject.

Teaching Personnel are working in partnership with a National teaching school to recruit future teachers and create a smooth route in to teaching. If you are coming to the end of your studies or are a previous graduate wanting a salaried route in to teaching with full support, apply now for this graduate teaching assistant position and our future teachers programme, you will ideally be/have;

  • A degree in a core subject or similar related field (English Maths Science)
  • Knowledge of the education system or a definitive desire to become a teacher
  • Commitment to a 2 year programme from September 2019
  • The ability to follow instruction and be responsible for your own personal development

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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