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Graduate Teaching Assistants

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Graduate Teaching Assistants 

Teaching Personnel are looking for graduates who wish to work within the education sector. If you wish to gain practical experience prior to enrolment of formal teacher training this is the opportunity for you.

Being a Teaching Assistant means you can be sure everyday you will be surrounded by energetic and enthusiastic children who speak their minds. Whether you wish to teach secondary, primary or within SEND schools, one of the main reasons people go into teaching is the joy of working with children and young people. 

Befits to this role include;

  • Monday to Friday 8:30-16:00 timetable
  • Placement fresh out of university
  • GBP325 - GBP375 -a week pay
  • Access to Teaching Personnel's CPD courses at discounted rates
  • Practical training and experience

 Opportunities supporting the following needs:

  • Autism
  • Social Emotional Mental Health Needs
  • Speech Language Communication Needs
  • Dyslexia
  • Moderate Learning Difficulties
  • Down Syndrome
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Hearing and Visual Impairments

 Whilst in placement you will;

  • Observe lessons in your subject specialism and other subjects to develop a broad knowledge of teaching styles/methods
  • Discover how different members of staff provide effective differentiation, manage behaviour and conduct non subject activities such as registration and assemblies
  • Gain experience in assessment for learning
  • Create a lesson plan
  • Gain experience in learning outcomes - You will observe pupils and be able to actively identify which students require support to uncover their barriers to learning
  • Work with all staff to support the pastoral systems in place to aid pupil development
  • Learn the school policies and discover how and why they developed
  • Learn the syllabus in your subject area and identify the areas of your degree which can be applied and present this to the school
  • Support pupils through a variety of key learning areas
  • The ability to provide and deliver pupil interventions

If this sounds like the opportunity for you I would love to hear from you! Please contact Nicole Totterdell by calling  01183 271556 or b emailing

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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