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Are you an aspiring teacher looking for paid work in schools starting after October half term?

In the past two months Teaching Personnel have had an influx of vacancies for graduates with the ability to work as teaching assistants. This will enable you to gain paid experience working in your chosen school setting and undertake various specialist training regularly ready for a PGCE course in September 2019. Graduates interested in working as a teaching assistant will need to be/have;

  • Commitment to working full time as a teaching assistant all academic year
  • Knowledge of the SEN education sector
  • Have experience in the SEN sector
  • Previous experience working with children in a school or similar capacity

Working as a graduate teaching assistant is excellent paid experience for those wanting to become teachers. Teaching Personnel work with schools across Greater Manchester (and surrounding areas) and have a number of vacancies in SEN schools and SEMH schools both primary and secondary. Ideally you will be looking for work for the full academic year, however if you have other commitments such as travelling and want to gain experience on a supply basis, please still apply. Working as a teaching assistant will require you to take direction from teachers and other staff members, provide in class support during lessons, lead activities for small groups and also support children on an individual 1:1 basis, you may also (in time) be asked to lead lessons in the absence of teaching staff. Graduates will be given full support to be prepared for teacher training, Teaching Personnel have a partnership with a national teaching school in Salford who will hold several courses throughout the academic year, including; effective behaviour management, Mindfulness, and a SEN Carousel.

We are keen to register graduates ready to begin working as a teaching assistant in specialist schools immediately. If you are looking for a suitable position in an area across Manchester, please apply now for consideration, submit your CV via the "apply now" link or call Teaching Personnel Manchester branch for more information now.

*Suitable references and a DBS certificate are required, full support with application provided by your consultant.*

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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