English Graduate Teaching Assistant

Category: Graduate TAs / School Support Staff | Reference: ITEACH-11995
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire wd18 UK
Job Type: Contract
Salary £300 to £400 per Week

Are you a recent graduate of English (minimum 2:1) and thinking of becoming a teacher?

Perhaps you have enjoyed tutoring or volunteering with young people and keen to gain formal experience in a school-based setting?

If you answered yes to these questions then this could be the perfect next step for you!  A popular secondary school in Watford is seeking to appoint a passionate and dedicated English graduate to join their team …

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Must have minimum 2:1
  • English graduate
  • Full-time Teaching Assistant Graduate
  • Great experience for those considering teacher training
  • Popular secondary school located in Watford
  • Earn £300-400 per week as a Teaching Assistant (term time)
  • Interviewing ASAP

The School – This school has had a fantastic journey in recent years.  With direction from a strong and visionary head teacher, this school has gone from strength to strength.  Pupil achievement is rising each year and when i-teachers visited this school it was clear that there are high levels of pupil enjoyment in lessons, particularly in the English department.  Pupils are encouraged to be creative and the school are keen to appoint an exceptional graduate to bring fresh ideas to bring the curriculum to life!

The Role – The successful graduate will be working with pupils on a 1:1 basis and in small groups, to provide targeted help for students in the English department. As a teaching assistant you will be leading learning support interventions that not only boost progress but also instil a passion for your subject in all pupils. You will have the opportunity to get involved in lesson planning and deliver these lessons with the support of experienced members of staff who will guide your professional development throughout the year.

About You – You will be a high-achieving recent graduate (2:1 minimum), ideally from a Russell Group university, with a passion for your subject and for education. You will be resilient, patient and able to come up with creative solutions to problems.  You will have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) and will ideally have some experience working or volunteering with young people.  You will have a genuine interest in pursuing a career in education and be committed to this position for a full academic year.

If you feel excited about this teaching assistant opportunity and think this school could be the launch pad for your career in education we want to hear from you today!  Click ‘Apply’ or send your CV and covering letter (detailing why you are the ideal candidate) to Sara at i-teachers.




Posted On: 02/01/2019
Recruiter: i-teachers

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