Mathematics Graduate Learning Support Assistant

Engage Talent
Rainhill, Prescot
£12,978.26 to £13,737.02 Actual Salary pa
18 Nov 2016
16 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Part Time

LOCATION: Rainhill/Prescot 

JOB TITLE:  Mathematics Graduate Learning Support Assistant

SALARY & BENEFITS: £12, 978.26 to £13,737.02 Actual Salary pa 

WORKING HOURS: Temporary Contract subject to Pupil Premium Funding - 37 hours per week (Term Time only + 5 Inset days)

This Prescot based school is a mixed comprehensive secondary school accommodating students aged 11-18 years, a highly regarded and popular school within the Rainhill and St Helens area.
Striving to be the best in the North West, this secondary education setting put their heart and soul into every child's needs. 

Our Prescot based secondary school are recruiting a Mathematics Graduate Learning Support Assistant.
This a critical position and impacts directly on the experience of our students, You will deliver one to one intervention in Mathematics and provide the information needed to help pinpoint where students need the most help, with a focus on key stage 4 students in their GCSE mathematics education. 

You will be highly educated within  Mathematics, at degree level or further education level, with impeccable personal and communicational skills to work on a one-on-one basis with vulnerable youth or special needs students.

As a Mathematics Graduate Learning Support Assistant, you will work closely with the highly successful Mathematics team, the main focus of your work will be to maximise progress of identified students and build their confidence in Mathematics. 

Key Responsibilities of a Mathematics Graduate Learning Support Assistant officer to include:-

Discusses with, and reports back to the teacher on students' progress 
Order or obtain materials needed for classes and students 
Deliver one to one intervention in Mathematics
Asses where students need the most help  
Works as part of a team to ensure the well being, behaviour and personal development of pupils enhances their learning opportunities and life skills  

The above list of job duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post. 

The successful individual for the Mathematics Graduate Learning Support Assistant will be a dynamic people-person who is passionate about Mathematics. It is not necessary to have worked in a school but the desire to want to is. You will be patient, calm but firm with the ability to communicate at different levels to suit the students needs and understanding.

Key experience essential for Mathematics Graduate Learning Support Assistant the role:

Strong interpersonal skills 
Excellent communication skills – written and verbal 
Hold a degree or higher education qualification in Mathematics, 
Teaching Assistant/Learning Support qualification at NOV Level 2 would be an advantage but not essential.
Foundation Certificate of Professional Practice for Teaching Assistants would be an advantage but not essential
Able to plan and prioritise tasks 
Able to clarify and explain instructions to pupils 
Able to motivate pupils to learn  
First aid and child protection certificates would be an advantage but not essential

Please note as this position is subject to a Disclosing & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure Certificate. 

Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button.

Closing date: Wednesday 30th November 2016

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.