English Graduate Teaching Assistant – fantastic opportunity to progress to School Direct

Category: | Reference: ITEACH-4326
Location: UK
Job Type: Contract
Salary £300-400 per week (term time)

Are you an English graduate keen to gain paid experience in a fantastic secondary school before commencing teacher training?

Does the idea of beginning your exciting career in education as a teaching assistant in an ‘Outstanding’ school to build your skill set sound appealing?

If you answered ‘yes’ to these questions then get in touch today!  An exciting opportunity has arisen in a supportive and thriving secondary school in Slough…

The Role

  • English Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Minimum 2:1 degree with strong A Levels & GCSEs
  • Experience working with young people highly desirable
  • ‘Outstanding’ secondary school located in Slough
  • Working across KS3-KS5
  • Opportunity to progress to School Direct
  • Earn £300-400 per week
  • Monday-Friday, full-time role
  • Shortlisting ASAP

This is a superb secondary school, highly-regarded in the local area, and Ofsted graded ‘Outstanding’.  All staff in this school are constantly seeking to explore ways of being innovative and creative in their work and students are consistently challenged to be their best.  The school also has a wide variety of extra-curricular activities which help to develop students into well-rounded individuals ready to take on the world when they leave. 

In this role your top priorities will be to support the English department.  You will work with students on a 1:1 and small group basis as well as assisting teachers in-class in a variety of ways.  You will become a role-model for students and work to boost confidence, motivation and ultimately progress in this crucial support role.  You will have the opportunity to learn from some of the best teachers in the field as you observe different teaching styles in order to help you form your own.  This is all excellent preparation for your eventual teaching career and the school offers the School Direct teacher training programme which would be a fantastic opportunity for any aspiring teacher!

To be considered for this role you must be an imaginative and inventive graduate who has a degree at a 2:1 or better and the clear determination to pursue a career in teaching. The school needs a graduate who has an inspirational energy that stems from their own passion for education. The ability to be flexible and the ambition to go above and beyond for your students will see you succeed and have a fruitful career in this school. 

If this sounds like you then click ‘apply’ to send your CV and cover letter (detailing why you are the ideal candidate) to Sara at i-teachers today!

Commutable areas include: Ruislip, Hillingdon, Uxbridge, Hayes, Harlington, Reading, Maidenhead, Reading, Marlow, Windsor

Key words: Teaching Assistant, Graduate, Graduate Teaching Assistant, English, 1:1, School, Education, Teacher Training


Posted On: 28/11/2018
Recruiter: i-teachers

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