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Job description

Are you a recent graduate looking for a career in the education sector; specifically secondary schools/colleges?

Do you have a degree specialism linked to any of the sciences and have relevant experience supporting, tutoring or assisting secondary aged students?

  • Multiple opportunities (full time and part time) for Science graduates to support in across secondary schools and academies in Derby/Derbyshire
  • Full time and part time available - can be flexible to suit your committments
  • Ideal experience for a graduate looking to progress with a career in the education sector

Our client secondary school located in the Derby area is looking to recruit flexible science graduates for support positions to start with them in the spring term. There are both full time and part time opportunities for successful graduates to join this large mixed secondary school. The role will involve an element of general assistance as a teaching assistant and also working as a cover supervisor providing full class support.

The successful graduates of science will be assisting with all elements of science from supporting the class teacher with practicals as well as providing intervention and specific assistance to students who require more help than their peers. There will also be the opportunity to work with students who are showing signs of higher ability, supporting them and working with them on higher level learning to stretch and challenge them.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a science graduate to gain relevant experience for a future PGCE application and network within a supportive secondary school.

The role:

  • Pay ranging between GBP60 - GBP70 per day depending on experience
  • Graduates of all sciences encouraged to apply (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
  • Work within a highly supportive secondary school in the Derby area
  • Science Assistant role particularly suitable for:
    • Prospective teachers of the future
    • Science graduates of Chemistry, Biology, Physics and related science based subjects
    • Academic scientists with experience of working with secondary aged students

The science department at this school is currently going through a very positive spell as it has been flourishing with regards results and the environment being fostered by the Head of Science. The belief is that positive relationships from staff and an encouraging ethos within the department allows for the students to be confident and enjoy the subjects being taught.

If you are a science graduate available in January and looking for work within a secondary school then apply now for immediate consideration with your latest CV.

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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