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Graduate Teaching Assistant

Smile Education

£70 - £80 per day

Burton upon Trent

Fixed Term | Full Time



Key Stage 1 Teaching Assistant

Would working as a Teaching Assistant, specialising in Key Stage 1 support your application for a teacher training program in Sept 2023?

Could you provide support to students who are underachieving or require additional support? 

Smile Education are supporting this fantastic primary school in Burton Upon Trent in their search for a dedicated Graduate Teaching Assistant.

  • KS1 Teaching Assistant 
  • Fixed Term, Full-Time role 
  • £70 - £80 per day
  • Ideal Teaching Assistant experience to support a teacher training application
Here’s what one of our previous graduates had to say about their experience with Smile Graduate Academy:

“I have learned so much in regards to teaching methods and different styles of teaching. It’s amazing to see the differences across multiple schools, and how both students and teachers approach learning. After the graduate academy I plan to continue with finding my way in the world of teaching, possibly going on to do a PGCE.”

Sophie – 2021 Intake of Graduate Academy

Smile Graduate Academy can help you achieve your goals of completing your PGCE and gaining your Qualified Teacher Status. A placement with one of our client schools can potentially lead to them taking you on through their SCITT programme, which means no university fees, a paid salary, and gaining your Qualified Teacher Status directly through the school.

This Teaching Assistant role requires a gifted and passionate graduate who has an impressive academic record and a 2:1 or better in your degree and has the drive to enthuse pupils through learning. Your portfolio will include an encouraging work ethic that will help your students understand the importance or diligence and aiming high. You will arrive with a naturally inspiring personality and a comprehensive knowledge.

If this Teaching Assistant position is your chance to start your career in education, then apply now! Send your CV to or call 0121 392 6593.



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