Graduate Learning Support Assistant

Category: Graduate TAs / School Support Staff | Reference: ITEACH-19531
Location: Slough, South East England SL3 UK
Job Type: Contract
Salary £300 to £400 per Week

Are you graduating this summer and considering a career in teaching?

Would you like to spend a year gaining invaluable, paid experience in a secondary school to really make sure this is the right career for you?

Does the idea of working as Learning Support Assistant in a vibrant and supportive school with the opportunity to progress to School Direct sound appealing?

If so, then you have just stumbled across your ideal job!  A fantastic school in Slough is looking to appoint a talented graduate to become a Learning Support Assistant for an academic year before training to teach with them…

Graduate Learning Support Assistant

  • Graduate Learning Support Assistant
  • Graduate role, 2:1 or above required
  • Full-time for full academic year starting September 2019
  • Earn £300-400 per week
  • Support students 1:1 and in small groups
  • Assist with lesson planning and delivery
  • Excellent and supportive secondary school located in Slough
  • Progress to School Direct teacher training
  • Exemplary behaviour from students
  • Shortlisting ASAP!

The role

This role will be varied and each day will be different.  The year will be all about preparing you to successfully deal with the challenges of teacher training.  You may support students 1:1 and in small groups, designing your own learning interventions to support pupil progress and motivation.  You may also assist class teachers with lesson planning and delivery.  As your confidence grows, you could take on more responsibility, supervising groups of pupils during teacher absence.  Your efforts and participation in wider school activities will be welcomed.

The school

The school benefits from a modern building and is oversubscribed due to its popularity.  As a result, the school is expanding so they can welcome more enthusiastic pupils through the doors next year.  The most notable thing about this school is how happy the staff are.  As you walk around the school, they are all keen to tell you what life is like at the school and how they enjoy working here.  Students are energetic, enthusiastic and respectful of each other and of the staff.  This is truly an excellent place to begin your career in education.

About you

You will be a high-achieving graduate (2:1 or above) with strong GCSEs and A levels.  You will display a true passion for education and a genuine commitment to pursuing a career in teaching.  Previous experience working or volunteering with young people is desirable but not essential and full training will be provided.

If this Graduate Learning Support Assistant role sounds ideal to you, then do not delay!  We are shortlisting ASAP so apply today by sending your CV and cover letter to Sara at i-teachers today!


Posted On: 23/01/2019
Recruiter: i-teachers

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