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Graduate teaching assistant opportunities – September 2020.

Teaching Personnel are working with a number of secondary schools within the Bradford region who are looking to appoint graduate teaching assistants ahead of the new academic year (September 2020).

These positions will be on a 12 month temporary basis, however those looking to begin a teacher training programme the following year (September 2021), will have the opportunity to begin a school based teacher training programme upon completion of the graduate teaching role.

  • Full time graduate teaching assistant opportunities
  • Graduates of all subjects considered for these opportunities (English, Maths, Science, History, Geography, Modern Foreign Languages and Physical Education)
  • Opportunities across a number of our Bradford and Calderdale based clients from September 2020
  • Ideal opportunity to gain paid work experience prior to beginning a teacher training programme in the future
  • Pay of up to GBP1200 per month

*** Applicants must be educated to degree level and have an interest in progressing onto a teacher training course in the future ***

These graduate teaching opportunities are full time roles with an allocated school in Bradford where you will undertake a variety of tasks and activities as a teaching assistant. 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 of these graduate teaching assistant roles will include;

  • Supporting within your subject specialism department, working 1:1 to support the staff team, class teacher and faculty lead
  • Working 1:1 with pupils, in smaller dedicated groups and deliver pre-planned subject specific lessons where required with full guidance and support
  • Positively managing behaviour through school behaviour policies, promoting a growth mind-set, and engaging pupils through dynamic support with teaching and learning

Our client schools are based in and around Bradford. Most of these schools have excellent public transport links from the town centre and are easily accessible for those with their own transport.

For immediate consideration, graduates are encouraged to send an updated CV to Brian highlighting any work experience and details of your academic background to via the link below. Alternatively, to discuss graduate teaching assistant opportunities further please contact our Leeds Bradford Secondary Team 

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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