Graduate Teachings Assistant Required - Greenwich
Graduate Teaching Assistant General Teaching Assistant / Classroom Support2 Full-time roles Start Dec 2016 - July 2017GBP65 - GBP90 per day Are you a recent graduate with your sights now set on building experience in a school setting as a teaching assistant? Are you interested in teaching or building a career in education? An Ofsted Outstanding school based in South London is currently looking to take on two ambitious graduates to work as teaching assistants. This is 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 three form entry primary school is the perfect playground for a driven graduate to work as a teaching assistant. The Role: The school are looking for two 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 / SEN 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.Working one to one with students working to a lower ability in order to provide increased levels of support. The 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. The School: Each year the school work closely with Xpert 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 'Outstanding' 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. What We Are Looking For: Excellent degree (minimum 2.1) in a relevant subject (we are particularly interested to hear from Maths, Science, Music and PE graduates)Genuine and demonstrable interest in working with young people and educationCommitment to achievement for all, regardless of background or abilityExcellent literacy and communication skillsAbility to lend subject-specialism to the learning and development of secondary-school pupilsEnthusiasm, initiative, resilience and pro-activityWillingness to learn and participate in a dynamic educational settingAbility to be a role-model to young people No prior teaching, educational training or qualification is necessary. Experience of working with young people is desirable but not essential. Successful candidates will benefit from wide range of training and development opportunities. What To Do Next: If you feel you have what it takes to take up this teaching assistant role or another within London then please apply by submitting your CV alternatively you can give us a call to discuss this further.