English Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1158618526-2
  • Date Posted: 6 November 2023
  • Apprentice Employer: Prospero Teaching
  • Location: Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
  • Apprentice Pay: £85.00 to £86.00 Per Day
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Project Management, Teaching and Education
  • Apprenticeship Type: Contract

About this Apprenticeship

Prospero Teaching are currently recruiting for an English Graduate Teaching Assistant to support children with their reading and writing in a Primary School setting in Stoke-on-Trent.

A successful applicant will have a Teaching Assistant qualification or higher/equivalent and will have at least 6 weeks of experience working with children (or have done a placement in a Primary School setting). Safeguarding training is preferred but not required as some training is provided.

Prospero Teaching provide staff to schools, colleges and nurseries across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent, including SEN schools. We are currently looking to fill a General Teaching Assistant role in Stoke-on-Trent. The strongest applicant will have confidence in leading a key group of children in reading and writing sessions and will have good behavioural management skills.


  • Location - Stoke-on-Trent
  • Position - General Teaching Assistant
  • Type of work - Long Term
  • Start date - ASAP
  • Duration / Likely Duration - 1 Academic Year
  • End date (if applicable) - End of the academic year
  • Contract type - Temporary
  • Full time/part time - Full time
  • Minimum rate of pay - Minimum rate 85 per day
  • Hours - 8:30 am - 3.30pm


  • Teaching Assistant qualification or higher/equivalent
  • Previous experience working in a UK school
  • Up to date Safeguarding training issued in the last year (desirable however not essential as some training is provided)


  • Hold Right to Work in the UK
  • Hold an enhanced child barred list DBS certificate registered with the online update service or be willing to process a new application
  • Provide two professional child related references


If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with a copy of your up-to-date CV. Unfortunately, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Prospero Teaching is acting as an employment business/education recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. The successful candidate will be required to register with Prospero Teaching in order to fill this vacancy.

Prospero Teaching is able to offer the successful candidate:

  • Free, accredited continued professional development courses including safeguarding and behaviour management
  • In-house Training and Development Team

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