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SEN - Graduate Teaching Assistant - Future Teachers Programme

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are currently recruiting graduates ahead of September 2019 who are considering a career in Special Educational Needs (SEN) teaching in the future.

Our future teachers programme allows you to secure employment as a Special Needs Teaching Assistant following the completion of your degree, and is a clear and concise pathway onto a school based initial teacher training programme. This programme allows you to gain the necessary experience required to be confident and successful when you do decide to begin your teacher training.

This programme involves working as a teaching assistant on a 12 month basis (from September 2019) within our client school located in Bradford, prior to beginning your teacher training programme in 2020.

*** Applicants must hold a degree and be looking to pursue a career in education ***

  • Full time Graduate teaching assistant role for 12 months - Followed by introduction to a SCITT programme at an Outstanding training school
  • Opportunities for all graduates pursuing a career in secondary education
  • Paid up to £1300 a month for the first 12 months whilst gaining essential and invaluable experience as a teaching assistant

Throughout the Future Teachers placement you will initially work within a teaching assistant capacity whereby you will work on-site at one of our client schools and support pupils with additional needs within a specialist setting. This will be a full time role with an allocated school in Bradford where you will undertake a variety of tasks and activities that will give you a good understanding as to the role of a teacher. A significant proportion of these tasks and activities will also benefit your subject knowledge as you will focus on raising pupil attainment, supporting special needs pupils, covering classes, assisting with planning, preparing lessons and developing schemes of work.

Responsibilities within the graduate teaching assistant role include providing:

  • Cover Supervisor work - covering lessons and classroom management
  • SEN support - supporting pupils in class with a range of additional needs
  • In-class support to enhance pupils learning experience
  • Assistance with planning and preparation of lessons alongside teachers to gain confidence

We welcome applications from graduates across a range of subject specialisms including Psychology, Social Work, Youth and Community Development, Education Studies. If you are interested in a career in Special Needs teaching, please contact Rebecca Barham.

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