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Graduate Teaching Assistant New

Teaching Personnel

£77 - 100 per day + CPD


Temporary | Full Time



Graduate Teaching Assistant - Secondary School – Hexham

Teaching Personnel are currently recruiting for university graduates across a number of subjects to join one of our client secondary schools in Hexham as a Graduate Teaching Assistant. This position will start after October half-term and is a full-time role. 

The pay for this position is between £385 and £450 per week, dependent on experience.

This position is highly important and will come will a lot of responsibility. The successful candidate will be working to support students who have additional educational requirements. You must be fully aware of Special Educational Needs (SEN), as well as Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH), and the impact that this can have on a child’s behaviour. These behavioural traits include anti-social behaviour, anxiety, and a withdrawn attitude. You will be working with small groups of students or 1-to-1 to support them with their additional learning requirements and promote a learning experience which provides equal opportunities to all.

Key responsibilities:

  • Providing 1-to-1 and small group support to students with diverse special educational needs and requirements. 
  • Supporting students with their Educational Healthcare Plans (EHCPs).
  • Building relationships with the students to be able to support them in their development.
  • Monitoring the progression of the pupils, being able to give feedback to the pupils, the teachers, and their parents.
  • Being aware of all safeguarding procedures and dealing with any situations that may arise.

The highlight of this position is that for a new graduate, looking to start a career in teaching/education, you will have a strong support network with support from both Teaching Personnel as well as the placement school for your ongoing development. For the right candidate, there is the potential to go onto further teacher training, leading to a permanent position when you are fully qualified. This position will also be highly rewarding in seeing the impact you can have on a student's learning and to see tangible results of your hard work. 

For this position, applications are sought from graduates across a number of disciplines, looking to start a career in education. This role provides valuable experience which can be evidenced for future PGCE applications.

You must be willing to apply for a fully enhanced DBS check, and be able to provide suitable employment references/character references. 

If you are a recent university graduate, looking to start a career in education, please apply now by uploading a copy of your CV, or give Tyne Tees Secondary a call on 0191 223 5071. 

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website 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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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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