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Graduate Teaching Assistant New

Teaching Personnel

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Permanent | Full Time



Have your recently graduated and are unsure what your next steps are?

Have you thought about going in to teaching?

Do you want to gain invaluable experience within schools before committing to a PGCE?

Teaching Personnel are currently recruiting for several graduate teaching assistants to work with our partner schools in Rochdale. As the leading experts in the education sector, we work with over 90% of secondary schools in the local area, ensuring the best fit of school for each individual.

We are looking for recent graduates with a passion for helping others. Previous experience working with children, either in a professional or voluntary position capacity would be highly desirable. Whether you are a sports coach, dance instructor, tutor or have family members with SEN this is all valuable experience that would make you a great fit for the position.

The role

Our ‘future teachers’ graduate programme is a year’s placement within a secondary school whereby you will be assisting the class teacher with the smooth running of lessons. You will work 1-2-1 with students who require extra support, either due to SEN needs such as ADHD, or due to a lack of learning from the covid lockdowns. Full training will be provided, and this is a great opportunity for any aspiring teachers to gain on-the-job experience that is high beneficial for PGCE applications.


  • Recent degree certificate
  • Caring and patient demeanour
  • Passion for helping others
  • Experience working with children or those with SEN (desirable)
  • Team player


  • Weekly pay starting from £350
  • 13 weeks holiday per annum
  • On the job training and invaluable experience within a secondary school
  • Wide variety of schools we are in partnership to find the best fit for you
  • Trial days in order to visit the schools and meet the staff/students
  • Dedicated consultant to assist with all aspects of the recruitment process

If you are interested in the above role, please apply today with a recent CV. All applicants will be contacted within 3 working days.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well aas the Right to Work in the UK. 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.
Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
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