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How to Apply

This page provides information about our Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) scheme recruitment process.

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 The GTA application process will be open mid April 2020 to 18 May 2020

GTA 2020 Recruitment Pack

  • The GTA scheme is advertised under the current vacancies on the University website from mid April 2020.
  • You will need to submit an application form for the relevant Faculty, dependent on subject area. Note: we will be recruiting Mathematics students to both (FABSS and FSE).
  • Submit your form(s) between mid-April 2020 and the closing date, 18 May 2020.


  • Check the subject areas where vacancies exist.
  • Check your eligibility for the PGCE programme.
  • Are you a recent University of Wolverhampton undergraduate?
  • Do you want a career in the UK post compulsory education sector

Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing


  • Psychology
  • Sports
  • Early Childhood Studies
  • Public Health/Health Studies
  • Social Care/Social Work
  • Nursing




Faculty of Arts, Business and Social Sciences


  • To teach English: English (literature) or English Language – preferably combine with Creative & Professional Writing
  • Policing
  • General Business
  • Popular music/Music Technology
  • Business Accounting/Maths
  • Animation & Computing Games
  • Fine Art
  • Graphic Design


Faculty of Science and Engineering


  • Mathematics
  • Pharmacy/Pharmacology/Pharmaceutical Science
  • Chemistry/Chemical Engineering
  • Biomedical Science/Human Biology/ Healthcare Science/Medical Physiology and Diagnostics


  • It is anticipated that interviews will take place from June 2020 onwards (subject to COVID-19 restrictions – further details will be available after shortlisting)
  • You will be asked to prepare a short presentation
  • You will be asked to undertake a short written exercise prior to the interview
  • Panel interviews will take place (subject to COVID-19 restrictions – further details will be available after shortlisting
  • It is anticipated that the GTA scheme will commence Monday 7th September 2020 with a week induction programme. (subject to COVID-19 restrictions – further details will be available at interview)
  • The PGCE start date is 14 September 2020 (subject to COVID-19 restrictions)
  • You will need to have successfully completed your Disclosure Baring Service (DBS) and Fitness to Practice assessments.