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Are you an ambitious graduate looking for a teaching assistant opportunity to support your applications to teacher training? Can you support students who are disengaged in school and work alongside a team of support staff to raise attainment in core subjects and improve behaviour?

Teaching Personnel Sheffield are working in partnership with a nationally recognised Teaching school who have a number of vacancies and seek to hire individuals to the role of graduate teaching assistant. The school is based in North Sheffield with other schools within the local area with excellent transport links, the immediate vacancy is for a teaching assistant of graduate background to join a large primary school. The role of graduate teaching assistant will require you to;

-          Support pupils and teachers during lessons

-          Deliver interventions to small groups needing additional support with key curriculum areas

-          Follow the set instructions from class teachers and phase leaders

-          Undertake school training and fully adopt the Ethos every day


The position of Graduate teaching assistant will be full time Monday – Friday working the hours of 8:30am – 3:30pm. You will work alongside teachers in lessons, supporting groups of children and also on a 1:1 basis with specific areas of the curriculum. As a graduate you will be expected to raise children’s aspirations and instil a passion for education. The role will be predominantly in KS2, with occasional support required in KS1.

You will be given first rate support by teaching staff and the opportunity to apply for the schools teacher training programme from September 2020, graduates of all subject backgrounds are welcomed to apply.

To apply for this graduate teaching assistant position, please submit your CV or a covering letter via email now or call the Sheffield Primary branch for more information.

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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