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Teaching Assistant

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Teaching Personnel are currently seeking graduates who are considering a career in primary teaching in the future. Our Future Teachers programme allows you to not only secure employment as a teaching assistant following the completion of your degree, but it also gives you a clear and concise pathway onto a school based initial teacher training programme or the relevant experience to go on to apply for your PGCE. This programme allows you to gain the necessary experience in a range of year groups required to be confident and successful when you do decide to begin your teacher training.

This programme involves working as a teaching assistant within one of our client primary schools in Truro, prior to beginning your teacher training programme (if you wish).

• Full time Graduate teaching assistant role for– Followed by introduction to a SCITT programme or gaining the experience needed for you to apply for a PGCE

• Opportunities for all graduates pursuing a career in primary education

• Paid GBP57 - GBP65 per day, whilst gaining essential and invaluable experience as a teaching assistant and paid on weekly basis

Throughout the Future Teachers placement you will work as a teaching assistant at one of our client schools and support pupils across all Key Stages and subjects including foundation and core subjects. This will be a full time role with an allocated school in Truro 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;

• One to one booster sessions/interventions where you will raise pupil attainment

• SEN support where you can work alongside pupils with Special Educational Needs

• In-class support to enhance pupils learning experience

• Assistance with planning and preparation of lessons alongside teachers to up skill you in this area

This is a great opportunity to make sure teaching is the right profession you want to pursue and gain the valuable experience needed before going on to teacher training!

If you are looking to get into a new role on a full time basis or are simply looking for part time work within education, apply below and Shannan will be in touch shortly.


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

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