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Future Teacher - English Graduate Expiring soon

Teaching Personnel

£10.20 - 12.50 per hour


Temporary | Full Time



English graduate

A Primary school in Blackburn (BB1) are seeking to appoint a confident and approachable English graduate to provide additional support in their school. The successful English specialist will be fulfilling the role of a Learning Support Assistant (LSA) working and assisting within English classes in KS2. Guided Reading, comprehension & SPAG are areas being focused on for pupils in Key Stage 2. Therefore the school have decided to present a fantastic opportunity for a graduate to work at this supportive primary school and gain valuable experience for an individual potentially interested in one day starting their PGCE.

This role is ideal for an English graduate (or related subject area) who is considering undertaking a PGCE in the future or for a graduate who wants more experience within a school setting. The successful English graduate will have the opportunity to gain invaluable experience working with teachers and support staff alike, collaborating and working with them to get the best out of all students being supported. If you are a graduate from any related background including Philosophy, Drama, English Literature or Language looking into an education-based career then apply now to be considered for this full time Learning Support Assistant position. The start date will be from September 2021 and will be classed as a future teacher’s position. The school are looking to appoint on a full year supply contract, which would be an excellent opportunity to gain school experience and then progress onto a form of teaching training in September 2022.

Highlights of this English Graduate Teaching Assistant position:

  • Primary school in Blackburn (BB1)
  • Pay between £10.20 - £12.50 per hour, depending on previous experience
  • September 2021 start (Wednesday 1st September)
  • 12-month contract
  • Ideal experience to support a PGCE application
  • Supportive primary school easily accessible via public transportation links
  • Working hours: 8:45am – 3:15pm

The school being located in the BB1 are of Blackburn is very easily accessible via public transport, if you don’t drive. The Senior Leadership Team is highly supportive with the school regularly supporting students on placements whilst at College and University.  As the successful graduate, you will be working in a support capacity, working with pupils in a full class setting as well as on a 1:1 basis or in small group settings. This could be in the form of intervention or providing English support to students who require it the most. This role will allow the successful graduate to gain the necessary experience to support a future PGCE application or allow them to be involved and gain understanding of the education sector.  

Interested in the role? Simply apply now by contacting Charlotte on 01772 386 242 or send over your CV to

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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