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Vacancy – Graduate Teaching Assistant

Vacancy – Graduate Teaching Assistant
10/07/2019 ICT Services

Graduate Teaching Assistant Posts for a large secondary school in Brightlingsea, Essex

Are you a University Graduate or studying for a degree who hopes to gain access to teacher training in the future in the following subjects?

  • Maths
  • English
  • Science
  • Humanities
  • Modern Foreign Languages
  • ICT/Computing


The Colne Community School and College is hoping to recruit several graduates across a number of subjects. The successful candidates will be provided with the essential skills needed to be an amazing teacher… is this the kind of experience that you require?

  • Large 11-18 co-educational, comprehensive High School
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant Post
  • Starting Salary £18,065 per annum (Pro rata)
  • Great training and mentorship on offer
  • Varied experience in a vibrant, stimulating environment


The Colne Community School and College has a demonstrable history of supporting the individual needs of Graduate TAs and assisting them to move into the teaching profession.


During your tenure you will be welcomed into the department and will be invited to school trips, parent evenings, sporting events, extra-curricular clubs and community out-reach projects.


Your duties will vary but your main experience will centre on the classroom.  Here you will assist in the general day to day activities and support the class teacher. Hopefully, in time you will develop your skill set and possibly contribute to lesson planning and gain the basic skills that a seasoned teacher takes for granted.


The lucky candidates that gain a place in this school will find that they will be leagues ahead of their cohort in teacher training.


For further details please contact Adam Barber at the school.


Start date: 1 September 2019 – 31 August 2020 (Fixed term contract)

8.30am to 3.30pm with 30 minutes lunchtime break

32.50 hours per week (Monday-Friday) term-time only + holiday entitlement + all INSET days

Salary:  LGS Band 2 to Midpoint (3-5) Actual salary: £13,481


To Apply

To apply for this post, please complete an application form, available from The Sigma Trust/this website and return it to [email protected] quoting reference 127. Please read the Notes for Applicants document attached.


The post is subject to an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Services) check and satisfactory references.


Closing Date for applications: 11 July 2019