Graduate Teaching Assistant - English
Location - Tower Hamlets
Salary - £70 - £90 per day
School - Outstanding 11 - 18 mixed academy
Start – January 2018
An Outstanding Inner London academy is looking to employ a passionate and motivated Graduate Teaching Assistant to join their large team of support staff and work within the English department. This is an excellent opportunity to work in one of London’s top academies, work alongside excellent English teachers, develop skills that can be used in a future teaching career and engage with, motivate and make a difference to student’s achievement.
The school is looking for a motivated graduate who will be able to support students at the school with a focus in either English a degree with a focus on English is desirable or a graduate from another subject area who has a passion for English.
The position would suit someone with a recent degree and strong A Levels. You will be working within different departments as directed by the Head of Department and the director of inclusion. The timetable will be to support students from year 7 through to year 13, you will experience GCSE and A Level teaching so this role would be ideal for anyone looking to progress into teaching in the future. You will support in class but also work with students in small targeted intervention groups.
The school has achieved `Outstanding` in its last two Ofsted inspections. Students achieve above the national average and predictions for the coming summer exams are set to exceed last year’s figures. This is due to the hard work of teachers and also the continued support of teaching assistants who play a key role in monitoring progress as well as providing continued support to all students.
Teaching assistants at the school are provided with regular training sessions and continued professional development. The school may also be able to offer teacher training positions and current teaching assistants have benefitted from this and are moving into teacher training having completed a year as a teaching assistant. Due to this extensive training no school experience is needed but will be looked at favourably.
Please apply for this position immediately with an up to date CV as the school with to appoint for the summer term.
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