Primary Teaching Assistant + PAID Teacher Training

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LocationIslington - Central London
SalaryPaid £70 per day - Term Time
Closing date01/10/2020
HoursFull Time
ContractLong Term
Graduate | Long Term | Teaching Assistant (SEN / General)

Primary Teaching Assistant + PAID Teacher Training – Islington – September 2020


We are actively looking to recruit a bright, hard working and emotionally intelligent  Graduate Teaching Assistant, who has their sights set on training to become a Primary Teacher.


If successful in your application and interview, you will secure a place on Stage 1 of the ATP – Aspiring Teacher Programme – a FULLY FUNDED Teacher Training course, designed to best prepare you for your future career, without the burden of even more student DEBT!


Your ATP Journey:

  • STAGE 1 - September 2020 – Teaching Assistant – 1 year - Term Time - paid £70 per day


  • STAGE 2 – Initial Teacher Training – 4 Terms - £21K - £29K Salary + £9K Tuition – PAID


  • STAGE 3 – NQT Induction – 2 Term ‘Fast Track’ – MPS1 Inner London Salary (£30K)


ATP applicants required:


  • Graduates ONLY
  • Genuinely invested in to becoming a Primary Teacher
  • Strong character
  • Ability to work independently as a Teaching Assistant
  • Emotionally intelligent individual
  • Confident in your academic knowledge – especially MATHS & ENGLISH
  • Passionate about education, teaching and learning
  • Versatile – able to support children with a range of needs
  • Previous child related experience an advantage


If successful, you will kick off your training and development as a class-based Teaching Assistant, tasked with supporting pupils with a range of needs on a 1:1 / small group basis. You will be based within one of two Islington primary Schools, led by a fantastic executive head teacher.


Stage 1 and your role as a Graduate Teaching Assistant will start in September 2020, continuing until July 2021, before having the opportunity to APPLY for Stage 2 of the ATP. Stage 1 is very much your development phase, in place to help develop your understanding of the classroom dynamics, pupil behavior, child learning and build your confidence, ahead of your formal teacher training.


ATP Schools:


  • 2 Mainstream Primary Schools – graded GOOD (OFSTED)
  • Excellent Executive Head teacher
  • Diverse school & pupil catchment
  • Inner city school setting – ideal environment to hone your skills
  • Both sites located in ZONE 2 – Borough of Islington
  • Less than 10mins walk – access to London Overground & Great North Rail

This is a FANTASTIC opportunity for a graduate and Aspiring Primary Teacher. The journey to becoming a qualified teacher is hard work, with only those showing real potential and commitment considered for ATP.

**Applications are welcome NOW – interviews will be conducted over the coming 2 weeks!!**

APPLY TODAY – please submit your full CV and cover letter. If shortlisted, we will be in contact within 24hrs.

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Primary Teaching Assistant + PAID Teacher Training – Islington – September 2020