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Psychology Graduate - Future Teacher

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Future Teachers - September 2019

If you are a graduate already considering a career in teaching, Teaching Personnel have the ideal opportunity for you following the completion of your degree!

Teaching Personnel are offering graduates the chance to work in schools in the Clacton-On-Sea, Essex area as part of a Future Teachers Programme from September 2019. Applicants must be educated up to degree level and be available on a full time basis following the summer holidays.

We are specifically looking for Psychology graduates with knowledge and/ or experience working with SEMH (Social, Emotional, and Mental Health) and SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities).

What is our Future Teachers Programme?

Teaching Personnel are currently supporting several Secondary Schools across the Clacton-On-Sea, Essex area to recruit graduates pursuing a career in teaching. If you are considering a career as a Teacher in the future, but firstly want to gain further experience working within schools, this is an ideal opportunity to gain the necessary experience, skills and confidence to prepare you for your teacher training.

This programme will provide a valuable insight into the role of a qualified teacher to help you decide if this is the career for you, before beginning initial teacher training with one of our partner schools. Successful applicants will secure a full-time paid post, with the opportunity to gain up to £1300 per month.

Teaching Personnel will initially provide successful applicants with a graduate Teaching Assistant/ Cover Supervisor role within one of our clients for up to 12 months starting in September 2019. Following successful completion of this placement, you will have the opportunity to join the schools' centred initial teacher training programme from September 2020.

What will be involved within this programme?

Your roles and responsibilities will vary based on the type of school you are placed at. However, you can expect to:

  • Carry out several classroom/lesson observations to experience varying teaching styles
  • Provide support as a teaching assistant within your subject specialist department
  • Judge the learning outcomes of pupils and monitor pupils progress
  • Provide small group and one-to-one tuition to help raise pupil attainment
  • Support pupils with coursework and project work
  • Provide cover supervision in the absence of class teachers

For more information or to apply directly please contact Summer Smith at the Essex branch on 01245 206760.

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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