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Engineering Teaching Assistant

A super exciting opportunity to work within a specialised Engineering college!

As a Teaching Assistant, you'll be supporting and nurturing the next generation of Engineers…

Your support will allow each student to develop their core technical skills and overall knowledge.

This college is based in Sunderland and is passionate about providing each student with not only the qualifications they need but also the behaviour required to be leaders within this sector.

Your day-to-day will include supporting the teacher within the lessons ensuring students are inspired, confident and understand what's being taught. You'll also do personalised 1:1 sessions to ensure each student can thrive and have a fantastic college experience. Due to the level of support you'll be giving and the range of Engineering related courses this college offers you'll need to be knowledgeable in both Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, as well as have an Engineering qualification and/or experience in this field.

Through this role, you'll have lots of opportunities to learn and grow yourself. We are looking for a graduate who is genuinely passionate about learning new things and helping others as this college is keen to give support to graduates to ensure they can succeed within this role.

Looking for a different role?...

We have a range of classroom-based support roles available, so if this role isn't what you are looking for, contact us today! Our roles range from working with early years up to further education including a mixture of mainstream and specialist schools. For more information email your CV to

What To Expect From This Unique Opportunity:

  • Work within a supportive and inclusive environment within a college in Sunderland
  • A highly rewarding role inspiring and supporting the next generation of Engineers
  • Develop your skills and grow as a person with the support of this college
  • Provide practical and classroom-based support
  • Full-time: Monday – Friday (35-hour working week)
  • £451.65 per week (term time only)

What We Are Looking For:

  • Hold a completed bachelor's degree in Engineering or a closely similar subject and/or experience within Engineering (preferably both Mechanical and Electrical Engineering)
  • A confident communicator who's able to build fantastic relationships with others
  • An attentive individual who's passionate about helping others succeed
  • Able to work well in a team and use initiative
  • Motivated to learn new things and develop your skills
  • Committed to creating an inclusive and nurturing classroom environment

If this sounds like you, I would love to hear from you!

Click 'Apply' or email your CV to

***Step Into Teaching is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure and Baring Service check***

***We aim, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within 5 working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future.***


    £451.65 per week (term time only)
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Do you have UK GCSE 4 (grade C) or above in English & Maths (for primary science also required)