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Graduate Teacher Programme

Teaching Personnel

£83.85 - 90.00 per day


Temporary | Full Time



Teaching Personnel are looking to attract bright graduates who are considering a career in teaching but wish to gain practical experience first before enrolling on initial teacher training to join our Future Teacher’s Programme.

The successful Future Teachers will work as a Cover Supervisor in an Ofsted graded ‘OUTSTANDING’ Secondary school in Blackburn, Lancashire. You will be required to cover lessons during the sort-term absence of the regular class teacher who will have set work for the duration. Your role will be vital in ensuring a high-quality learning experience is delivered to all students – giving you a real insight into the role of a teacher.

Placements will be between one term and a full academic year and will provide you with valuable insight into the role of a qualified teacher to help you decide if this is the career for you, before embarking on initial teaching training.

During the placement, you will work full-time and receive weekly pay.

Possible duties and experiences:

  • Carry out several classroom/lesson observations to experience varying teaching styles.
  • Plan a classroom display for a topic.
  • Plan a lesson for a specific subject/topic.
  • Judge the learning outcomes of pupils.
  • Provide small group and 1:1 tuition to help raise pupil attainment.
  • Support pupils with coursework and project work.
  • Provide cover supervision.

What you can expect during your year:

  • A fantastic insight into the world of teaching.
  • A sense of your suitability for this profession.
  • To feel proud supporting young people in their pursuit of education success.
  • To gain an appreciation for the rewards experienced by education and professionals as they strive to deliver the best possible outcomes for their pupils.

What next?

If you are interested in applying for the Future Teacher’s Programme, please click the link below to apply with your up-to-date CV attach that lists all relevant work experience and education qualifications.

Applicants will be interviewed and vetted by Teaching Personnel in line with our standard procedures for all applicants seeking work in schools.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website 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.
Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
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