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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 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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