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Future Teachers

-        Are you a graduate or due to graduate from university and are thinking about a career in teaching?

-        Would you like paid work experience in a Manchester Primary School in your local area to help you decide if a career in teaching is for you?

If you answered YES to the above, then our Future Teachers Programme is the opportunity for you!

What is the Future Teachers Programme?

The Future Teachers Programme is a scheme across England and Wales, which is designed to aid the current Teacher shortage, by attracting and supporting graduates who are looking to pursue a career in teaching but wish to gain paid school based experience before starting a teacher training course.

How does it work?

Your journey will begin working as a Graduate Teaching Assistant on a full-time basis at one of our client primary schools across the South of Manchester for up to a year. As a Graduate TA you will fulfil a range of tasks to get an understanding of what it would be like to be a teacher. This includes supporting pupils across all activities throughout their studies, in small groups  and 1:1, to assisting class teachers from all departments. You will have the chance to work with teachers in your specialism and get involved with planning/delivering your own lessons!

Upon the successful completion of your 1 year experience as a graduate teaching assistant, you’re school based teacher training programme will begin. Either within a lead training school, or you can go on to apply for your own PGCE.

What are the benefits?

Benefits of the Future Teachers Programme include the opportunity to gain a year’s experience as a Graduate TA with one of our reputable South Manchester Primary Schools. You can then progress on with the same school to do your teaching training on site. Best of all, you will be enhancing your confidence, subject knowledge and teaching ability before beginning your training!

Am I eligible to apply for the Future Teacher Programme?

If interested in our Future Teachers Programme, applicants must be educated to degree level or have completed your degree by Summer 2021. School’s welcome applications from graduates across all subjects, including English, Maths, Science, Psychology, Education Studies and History etc.

To become successful in achieving a place on our Future Teachers Programme, applicants must have a genuine desire to become a Primary Teacher and must be willing to commit to the programme on a full-time basis Monday-Friday 8:30am-3:30pmfrom September 2021 until July 2022.

If you meet the above requirements and are looking to kick start your career in education, you are encouraged to apply ASAP for immediate consideration. Please upload an up to date CV to the details provided or contact the Manchester South 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. 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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