Salaried Teacher Training – Teaching Assistant Trainee Needed

Location

Staffordshire, UK

Sector

Primary

Salary

£19,000 - £27,000FTE

Job Reference

TA-ST-CH

Subject

KS1&KS2

About the job

‘Teaching might even be the greatest of the arts since the medium is the human mind and spirit.’ –John Steinbeck

Grad2teach are excited to be partnered with a truly exceptional Primary School in Stoke-on-Trent as they seek to train a Teaching Assistant – this opportunity is due to commence in September 2022. As a suitably experienced Trainee Teaching Assistant, you will have strong communication skills and good behaviour management skills. If this position sounds good to you, then apply now through Grad2Teach to take the first step to becoming a qualified educator through our Salaried Teacher Training programme.

This rapidly improving, larger than average Primary School is benefiting from fresh impetus following the appointment of a new Head Teacher. The Leadership Team is passionate about promoting a strong ‘team ethic’ amongst staff, and this is supported by excellent coaching and career development opportunities. Total commitment to providing care, guidance, and support and the very positive school atmosphere make a considerable contribution to pupils’ personal development. A key focus for the school is contributing to the wider community and this is promoted extremely well, with pupils making exceptional progress in their spiritual, moral, social, and cultural development.

Contact Alex on 020 8148 6732 or email your CV to apply@grad2teach.ac.uk for more information.

Requirements

To be eligible for this programme you must meet the following requirements:

  • Have determination, resilience, and a patient, caring attitude.

  • Have a relevant university degree with a minimum of a 2:2 classification.

  • Preferably some experience in a UK classroom.

  • Have the confidence and ability to lead the class.

  • Be able to demonstrate your resilience.

  • Be able to train across all key stages to broaden your skillset.

Benefits

Why choose Grad2Teach as your salaried teacher training course?


As a trainee on Grad2Teach’s salaried teacher training programme, you will receive high-quality, CPD-accredited training. All your training is led by experienced school leaders, including coaching and mentoring.  Grad2Teach will ensure you meet the Teachers’ Standards throughout the salaried teacher training programme.


With Grad2Teach you will work to complete a one- or two-year course, achieving a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE). You will gain experience working in at least two schools whilst on our salaried teacher training course.


Upon passing Phase 2 of Grad2Teach’s salaried teacher training programme, you will have completed your PGCE and be a qualified teacher with QTS.


In Training Phase 1, you will

  • Receive Grad2Teach-funded training while you work on our 39-week, school-based, salaried teacher training programme

  • Gain invaluable insight into classroom management and teaching practice

  • Receive 24/7 support from our friendly team

  • Receive three Quality Assessment observations from one of our trainers in your employer school

  • Develop an understanding of what it means to be a great teacher

In Training Phase 2, you will

  • Attend 6 training days with our partner university

  • Complete 3 written assessments reflecting on your experience and what you’ve learned so far

  • Cover up to 90% of a teaching timetable within a classroom

  • Work under a dedicated learning mentor who will guide and advise you along your journey

  • Experience two contrasting school placements, allowing you to broaden your experience