Graduate teaching assistant - Manchester

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North West
£1,150 to £1,200 per month
Teaching Personnel
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Graduate teaching assistant – Manchester

Aspiring teachers of the future, are you looking for paid work in schools starting in September? Teaching Personnel have a number of graduate teaching assistant vacancies in both primary and secondary schools throughout Manchester. Our future teachers programme is a perfect opportunity for you to work as a teaching assistant next year and then progress on to teacher training in September 2019, you will gain paid experience working in your chosen school setting and undertake training regularly ready for a PGCE/SCITT course next year.

Individuals interested in working as a graduate teaching assistant will need to be/have;

* A degree and A-levels within your subject area (if secondary based)
* The desire to become a qualified teacher in the future
* Commitment to working full time as a teaching assistant all academic year
* Knowledge of the education system within your sector (primary or secondary)
* Previous experience working with children in a school or similar capacity

Working as a graduate teaching assistant is excellent PAID experience for those wanting to become teachers. Teaching Personnel work with schools across Greater Manchester (and surrounding areas) and have a number of vacancies in primary and secondary schools. Ideally you will be looking for work for the full academic year, however if you have other commitments and want to gain experience on a supply basis, we welcome your application. Working as a teaching assistant will require you to take direction from teachers and other staff members, provide in class support during lessons, lead activities for small groups and also support children on an individual 1:1 basis, you may also (in time) be asked to lead lessons in the absence of teaching staff. Graduates will be given full support to be prepared for teacher training, Teaching Personnel have a partnership with a national teaching school in Salford who will hold several courses throughout the academic year, including; effective behaviour management, preparation for teaching, assessment for learning and differentiation.

With the summer holidays upon us, our Manchester office (primary and secondary) is open throughout the summer and we are keen to register graduates ready to begin working as a teaching assistant in September. If you are looking for a suitable position in an area across Manchester, please apply now for consideration, submit your CV via the “apply now” link or call Teaching Personnel Manchester branch for more information now.

*Suitable references and a DBS certificate are required, full support with application provided by your consultant.*

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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Teaching Personnel
Tel: 0161 242 1797
Contact: Matthew McCabe

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