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Graduate Teaching Assistant

The Educate Group



£65.34 - £70.21/day Free Training & Mentoring


Posted: 16/03/2023

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Are you a graduate and interested in pursuing a career in teaching?
Would you like to work as a graduate teaching assistant to discover if a Primary PGCE is the right future choice for you?
Do you have the ability to engage, motivate and support pupils in schools across the area?
We would like to hear from graduates interested in joining our team as teaching assistants, helping children achieve their full potential and a platform to excel in life beyond education. If you are considering a career in teaching, this role offers an excellent opportunity to gain real-life, practical classroom experience and free training provided by our own team of educators.

Benefits of working with the Educate Group

Managed and looked after by a dedicated team of qualified professionals with over 85 years combined education experience
You have the freedom to work as little or as often as you like to achieve a better work-life balance
Build relevant classroom based experience with reputable primary schools across the area
Free regular training from our own team of teachers and the opportunity to apply for your initial teacher training with Educate ITT and one of their link schools.
Opportunities to move into a permanent position should one become available
What qualifications do I need to be a Primary Teaching Assistant?

No relevant qualifications, but a good standard of maths and English is necessary. However, a relevant NVQ/CACHE/BTEC, Higher Level Teaching Assistant or undergraduate degree would be beneficial.

What experience, skills and qualities do I need to be a Primary Teaching Assistant?

No experience is necessary; however, it would be beneficial if you have referable child-based experience through anyone of the following:

Teaching Assistant, HLTA, Mentor, Tutor, Sports Coach etc.
Cubs, Brownies, Girl Guides etc.
Volunteering as part of university study or college course
Youth and/or community work
Pupil Referral Units (PRUs)
The schools we work with are looking for committed and compassionate primary teaching assistants capable of working collaboratively as a team. You will be capable of building nurturing relationships with pupils and have empathy for supporting children with varying support requirements and needs.

What registrations do I require?

An Enhanced DBS on the Update Service, but if you do not have one, you can apply for a new one through Educate.
If you wish to work in Wales, you will need to register with the EWC (Education Workforce Council).
Important Notice

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, as we are unable to offer a work permit to any applicant or facilitate work permits for any vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.
We are a member of the REC (Recruitment & Employment Confederation).
The Educate Group are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children.
As a matter of courtesy, the Educate Group aim to respond to all applications within 48 hours.
A higher rate is achievable for candidates with a proven track record of high attainment within the required job role or subject area.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive.
If you are interested in knowing more about the Educate Group and the opportunities that exist, feel free to contact one of our Teachers on (phone number removed)

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