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Are you a science graduate who is looking to have a career in teaching?

Do you love working with students to help and support their needs within your specialised subject?

Look no further!

Step into teaching have an amazing opportunity for graduates who are passionate and enthusiastic about science to work as a science teaching assistant. The graduate will have the opportunity to gain hands on experience in a school before embarking into teacher training.

The opportunity:

School based in Havering

Full-time role (Monday to Friday)

£515.00- £530.00 per week (Term time only)

The successful graduate must:

Hold a science degree (2:2 or above)

Have a passion for science

Have a strong knowledge of the Biology, Chemistry and Physics GCSE curriculum

Have a DBS on the update service (preferred not essential)

Have high expectations when teaching students and help them reach their full potential

Be creative and enthusiastic

Be able to keep students engaged and motivated

Have great communication skills

As a Science Teaching Assistant, you will be working within the Science department supporting students during lessons. Your role as a Science Teaching Assistant will include providing classroom support alongside the classroom teacher, creating resources for students to use during the lesson, leading small groups and 1:1 outside the classroom (high achievers and low ability), help plan science lessons for the week, mark students work and provide feedback when necessary.

Who are Step Into Teaching?

We are a pre teacher training programme that is designed to support and encourage graduates like yourself to choose teaching. We will typically provide you with one years' worth of practical school-based experience that is an essential foundation for a long-lasting successful career in teaching, educational psychology or counselling. This experience will allow you to qualify for teacher training in the future but will also give you insight into whether teaching is for you.

We have a fantastic opportunity for you to work within a Secondary School based in Havering as a Teaching Assistant.

Does this sound like a role you're interested in? If yes, apply today!

How to Apply:

Click 'Apply' below to generate your interest and import 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.***

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £515.00-£530.00 per week (Term Time Only)

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Education: Bachelor's (required)

Work Location: In person, Havering


    Havering London
    £515.00 - £530.00 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)