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Graduate Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£1.3k - 1.5k per month


Permanent | Full Time



Graduate Teaching Assistant - Primary School

Are you a Graduate with an interest in teaching and has some form of recent child related experience?

Are you looking to develop your experience with young people in anticipation for commencing teacher training in the near future?

Is your long term goal to become a primary school teacher?

• * Graduate TA role
• * Maidstone primary school
• * Full time
• * £66 - £75 per day
• * Immediate start
• * Weekly pay

The Graduate TA role

Working as a Graduate TA is a great way for aspiring primary school teachers to gain invaluable paid school experience ahead of commencing teacher training. Graduates get the chance to gain hands on paid school based experience where you will get the opportunity to get an insight into life as a teacher at a Maidstone primary school. As a Graduate teaching assistant at this primary school the Graduates work within the schools well renowned learning support department and work closely with pupils from year R - year 6 in a wide range of subject areas. You will get the opportunity to observe various teaching styles and techniques which will stand you in good stead when you commence teacher training. You will be working with students in small groups and on a 1:1 basis.

What we look for from a Graduate TA

This Maidstone primary school look for Graduates who hold a 2.1 Degree or above and have managed to gain some form of recent experience with young people - paid or voluntary. You may have gained this experience a number of ways such as tutoring, school placements, youth work, sports coaching, overseas teaching……… You must also have an interest in a career in teaching and be considering commencing teacher training in the near future. Over the past 7 years a high number of Graduates have been successful when applying for their PGCE/school direct having worked at the school.

The school

This Maidstone primary school is the ideal environment for Graduates seeking paid school experience ahead of commencing teacher training. The school has been supporting Graduates starting out in teacher for the past 6 years and a high number of Graduates are successful when applying for their chosen teacher training course after spending the academic year working as a Graduate TA.

To apply

To apply to this Graduate teaching assistant role please send a copy of your CV by clicking 'Apply Now' or call Ashley Arnold in the Kent branch of Teaching Personnel for more information.

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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