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How about a pseudo GMPC?
Build a support character you think your group needs. Hand it to them. Tell them the character is just like a 3rd PC, but let both of the players help manage that character - giving them an opportunity to learn about another class without the burden being totally on one or another person. Have them take turns each session being the decision maker/die roller for the GMPC. Help them out a bit as needed, exerting a bit of GM persona as needed, but leave most of the decisions to the players.
Sort of like a common property cohort, in a way. Just don't let them turn the character into a sacrificial lamb in order to save their own hides, eg/ the wizard holds off the troll for a round or two while we run for our lives...
EDIT - read TacticsLion's two linky's above. He makes lots of good observations. If you are new to the game, you'll hear stories both good and bad about DMPC's. Try avoiding pitfalls that others have encountered, and you may have a better experience, as will your players. If you fall into one of the pitfalls - learn and move forward. You'll never know if you are good or bad with a GMPC unless you go down that road for yourself.