Geography Graduate - Bury St Edmunds

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Geography Graduate (Teaching Assistant, Intervention Tutor, Geography Instructor) – Bury St Edmunds

Edustaff specialise in launching the careers of Primary and Secondary Teachers across the country.

We fully appreciate that applying for teacher training is a significant decision to make which is why Edustaff's Graduate Model helps graduates to secure progressive support roles within our growing number of partner schools. These roles allow our graduates to build a solid foundation of experience before submitting their teacher training applications.

We are currently working in partnership with a Secondary School in Bury St Edmunds to appoint a confident Geography Graduate who has aspirations of qualifying as a Geography Teacher in the future.

***Geography Graduate role at an expanding Secondary School in Bury St Edmunds
***Supporting the Geography Teachers within the department to make Geography a vibrant, popular and successful subject!
***Varied role that will involve working as a Teaching Assistant, Intervention Tutor or Geography Instructor
***Interviews taking place immediately with role commencing in November/December
***Geography Graduate role will initially last until the end of the academic year
***Opportunities to progress on to Geography teacher training from September 2020
***£65-£88 per day (dependent on specific role)

Geography Graduate Specification

To be considered for this role you must have the combination of excellent academics and an obvious passion for education. Specifically, you must have at least a 2:1 degree in Geography and be fully committed to qualifying as a Geography Teacher in the future. We are particularly keen to receive applications from Geography graduates who already have experience working alongside the 11-16 year age range so that you can demonstrate that you are able to build a positive rapport and fully engage children/young adults of this age range. You will have a confident personality, a good sense of humour and enjoy the prospect of presenting Geography lessons to small and large groups of students. You will be able to stay calm and remain positive even in challenging situations.

About the Geography Graduate Role

This role will combine working as a Teaching Assistant within a Geography Department with the aim of progressing onto you leading some of your own groups. Training and support will be given to ensure that the successful graduate feels confident to complete the role effectively. As a Teaching Assistant, you will be tasked with motivating and progressing the learning of students who are struggling to grasp a particular concept. You will be effective in identifying which students require additional support and have the ability to simplify the lesson/task to enhance their understanding. As the role progresses, you will get the opportunity to deliver pre-set Geography lessons as a Geography Cover Supervisor. In time, you will get the chance to create and plan your own activities to give you a full taste of what life is like as a Geography Teacher!

The School

A modern Secondary School with fantastic facilities, this school will make a great location for a graduate who is just starting out on their careers in teaching. A Deputy Headteacher who specialises in teaching and learning will be on hand to support you throughout your time at the school. A friendly and supportive Geography department are on hand to provide day to day guidance.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to shape the lives of the young people in Bury St Edmunds. If you are passionate about Geography and want to gain solid classroom experience before applying for Teacher Training, this is the perfect role for you! Send your CV to Matt Burgum at EduStaff by clicking ‘Apply now’.

Please note: due to the volume of applications, only successful Geography Graduates will be contacted for this Geography Graduate role in Bury St Edmunds