3 x Graduate Primary Teaching Assistant - Westminster

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    State/ProvinceGreater London
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Graduate Opportunity **

** Classroom Support / General Teaching Assistant **

** 3 positions available spanning key stage 1 & 2 **

** Full-time with commitment for the academic year **

** September 2020 Start **

Are you a recent graduate or perhaps graduating this year with your sights now set on building experience in a school setting? Are you interested in teaching or building a career in education? My client school is currently looking ahead to the next academic year with the aim to take on three ambitious graduates to work as teaching assistants for the academic year. An excellent opportunity for aspiring teachers to develop the necessary tools and experience required to move on to a PGCE, Teach First or School Direct programme in the future.

This two form entry primary school based in the heart of London within walking distance of 2 tube Stations is the perfect playground for a driven graduate to become to work as a teaching assistant with commitment for the full academic year from this September.

So what is the teaching assistant position?

The school are looking for three dedicated individuals with a genuine passion for working with children and some previous experience in a supporting role with young people. As a General classroom support / teaching assistant your responsibilities will be:

To provide continued support for the teacher within a chosen classroom for the academic year.
To carry out one to one and small group intervention work with students.
Providing tuition and booster sessions with pupils working at a lower ability or on the Special Educational Needs register.
Guided Reading sessions and providing numeracy and literacy support.
To aid the school where necessary becoming an integral part of the schools support team.The three positions available cover classes in both key stage 1 and key stage 2 and if successful in your teaching assistant application classes will be allocated dependent on your strengths and your wishes will be taken into account.

So what about the School?

Each year the school work closely with Academics to take on a number of enthusiastic graduates into these teaching assistant positions – the school embrace the idea of taking on keen individuals enthused by the prospect of teaching, the people placed in the past have enjoyed a nurturing environment where they have developed their tool belt of skills, built links and relationships, and gained the experience required to successfully take up their teaching courses.

This is an OFSTED 'Good' school that is continually improving and "the Headteacher is the driving force" behind this, taking lengths to ensure the schools continued success. Behaviour across the entire school is good, as is the pupils' attainment and educational progress. As a teaching assistant you will be an important factor in continuing this level of achievement.

So how do I apply?

If you feel you have what it takes to take up this teaching assistant role then please apply by submitting your CV to Elizabeth at Academics, alternatively you can call on (phone number removed) for more information. Registration for short listing will take place immediately