English Graduate Teaching Assistant

Category: Graduate TAs / School Support Staff | Reference: ITEACH-18861
Location: Slough, South East England SL3 UK
Job Type: Contract
Salary £300 to £400 per Week

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

Perhaps you have enjoyed tutoring or volunteering with young people and are 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 brilliant secondary school in Slough is looking to appoint an English Graduate Teaching Assistant to support the department for the rest of the academic year before joining the school’s teacher training programme in September…

  • English Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Must have minimum 2:1 degree in English Literature/Language
  • Full-time Teaching Assistant Graduate
  • Great experience for those considering teacher training
  • Excellent secondary school in Slough
  • ‘Good’ rated by Ofsted
  • Earn £300-400 per week as a Teaching Assistant
  • Interviewing ASAP

The School – This is a brilliant school to begin your career in education as the Senior Leaders are really focussed on growing their own teaching talent. They are keen to find a talented graduate of English to support the department before progressing to in-house teacher training.  The most notable thing about this school is how happy the staff are to work there.  Teachers have great professional relationships with their pupils and feel well-supported.  The atmosphere is vibrant, full of character whilst retaining a purposeful and studious focus.

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. Your responsibilities will grow rapidly as you begin to take on cover and get involved with lesson planning and delivery.  This role is suitable for an ambitious graduate, keen to get stuck in straight away and progress quickly.

About You – You will be a high-achieving recent graduate (2:1 minimum), 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 long-term.

If you feel excited about this graduate 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: 21/01/2019
Recruiter: i-teachers

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