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Graduate teaching assistant - Darwen - KS2

Do you have ambitions of becoming a primary school teacher? Do you think you have the right attitude and skillset to extend learning opportunities and build strong working relationships with children? Teaching Personnel are recruiting on behalf of a large primary school in Darwen, they have a temporary position for a teaching assistant (ideally graduate level) to work in their support staff team in the new academic year. As a graduate teaching assistant, you will work closely with class teachers and other members of the support staff team to provide pupils with a great level of support and opportunity to further understand their subject and confidence within lessons. Previous experience as a teaching assistant is desirable, however graduates with a strong academic record and a passion for working with children will be considered, highlights of this position include;

  • Full time position starting September 2018 (on going supply)
  • Graduate teaching assistant , any subject background considered
  • Primary school in Darwen (BB3)
  • Supportive environment, working within a range of lessons (Core and Foundation)
  • Opportunity to secure a school based contract on a temporary or permanent basis
  • IDEAL for aspiring teachers

Desirable courses include BA Hons - Children Schools and Families, BA Hons - Education and Early Years, BA Hons - Psychology, BA Hons - Counselling, BA Hons - English, BA Hons - Mathematics and BA Hons in Sports Coaching.

Situated in the Darwen area of Lancashire, this is a full time position working as a teaching assistant within a large team. You will work directly with the school's SENCO, being involved in lessons and taking responsibility for your own groups of children. A degree in a subject related to schools would be ideal, however the school are happy to consider graduates with experience working with children and the commitment to making a difference.

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Teaching Personnel pay our staff weekly and directly into your bank account - no need for umbrella companies! Do not put all of your eggs in one basket. Do not delay in getting in contact. Please call Steve Lamb on 01772 842154 to discuss the Teaching Personnel registration process and to arrange a suitable meeting time. Alternatively please send a copy of your most up to date CV

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All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

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