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Grduate Primary Teaching Assistant

  • Posted: 19-03-2020
  • Category: Teaching Assistants
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Type: Full-time / Contract
  • Salary: £60 - £65 per day
Graduate Primary Teaching Assistant

Are you a graduate (or about to graduate this summer) looking at a future career in primary education as a teacher?

Would you like to gain valuable classroom based experience as a Teaching Assistant to further your teacher training application, be that a PGCE, SCITT or School Direct?

Would you like to learn the foundations of good classroom practice whilst being paid?

The Smile Graduate Academy is a dedicated programme for graduates seeking their first step on the teaching ladder.

Smile Education are supporting a leading primary academy in South Birmingham in their search for two new Graduate Teaching Assistants, starting in September. 

As a Teaching Assistant you will be placed in the Key Stage that best suits your academic background and previous experience. The school are keen to meet graduates with degrees in English or similar as this is a key area they are looking to make improvements in.  However, they are more than happy to look at other degrees as the most important factor is a desire to learn and a passion for bringing out the best in young pupils.

Working within a small groups and 1:1 intervention sessions you will be making a genuine difference with the young minds that you are working with, bridging the gap and upholding the academy ethos of allowing all children to flourish.

The successful applicants will benefit from:

- Initial Training – Safeguarding, Prevent, Behaviour Management and SEN
- Access to a resource portal and online training
- Ongoing personal development – termly training days

If you are already of the mindset that teaching is a career for you and you want to start your teaching journey as a Teaching Assistant then apply to Patrick at the Smile with your CV and covering letter. Alternatively, please give me a call on 0121 392 6581 for an informal chat.

Smile Education is committed to safeguarding children. Each applicant will be expected to undertake compliance checks including Prohibited list, Barred list, DBS and Qualifications.


Smile Education is committed to safeguarding children. Each applicant will be expected to undertake compliance checks including Prohibited list, Barred list, DBS and Qualifications.


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