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Maths Graduate Teaching Assistant

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Job description


Teaching personnel are working with schools throughout Sheffield on a preferred supplier basis and are looking for Maths graduates who are looking into careers in teaching in their schools, and are willing to help them to achieve qualified teaching status. Schools are interested particularly in graduates available from June and looking to work through the next academic year.

The successful candidate will need:

  • The ability to build good relationships with children, teachers and parents
  • The ability to cope with challenging behaviour
  • A professional attitude to work
  • A strong regard for pupil safety and well-being
  • A positive approach to working with children and the ability to motivate, inspire and build rapport;
  • Respect for diversity as you will be working with pupils from a range of backgrounds;
  • Excellent team working ability as you'll be working with other support staff, classroom teachers and other professionals
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to work flexibly

To help introduce a graduate into schools we arrange for the successful candidates doing cover work for absent teachers to gain that all important classroom experience.

This is a great opportunity for any graduate to gain the classroom experience needed to go on to study further for a formal teaching qualification.

Minimum Criteria to apply

  • GCSE Maths and English A-C grades
  • Degree

Other Desirable Qualifications and Awards in childcare or youth work, e.g.

  • Foundation Degrees in Education
  • Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Support Work in Schools
  • Special Educational Needs experience or knowledge
  • Sport Coach Qualifications
  • Team Teach or other behaviour management training

Additional Experience

  • Working in school or education settings
  • Experience of working with Special Educational Needs

Apply below with an attached CV for consideration for this role!

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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