JOB DESCRIPTION

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Westminster
£60 - £90 p/day
September 2019 Start
Ofsted Outstanding School

Are you a recent graduate looking for an exciting new role in the world of education?

Perhaps you are graduating this year and would like your first role to be in a well-known academy. 


Horizon Teachers is currently working with a well-known Academy in the borough of Westminster who are looking for enthusiastic graduates to join them as general teaching assistants in mainstream education or within the SEN department.

The Academy provides an award-winning education, they have huge ambitions and aspirations for every student and their commitment to success in combined with excellent pastoral support to make sure that students feel safe, secure and successful at all times, they enable their students to discover genuine interests that extend beyond the classroom and to express themselves by encouraging a broad understanding of the world, a social conscience and a considerate approach to other people.
They strive to ensure the academy students have an understanding of the place in society, both locally and globally and seen to make positive impact upon it.

Noted in their latest Ofsted report ‘Overall students make outstanding progress, the proportion of students achieving five GCSE grades A*- C including English and Mathematics is well above average, Disabled students and those who have special educational needs make outstanding progress as a result of the Academy’s targeted interventions to support their achievement, Students from a very wide range of backgrounds and cultures get on well with each other and staff, students are proud of the academy’s achievements’

As a teaching assistant your role will involve supporting students with Special Educational needs across the Academy, you will be tasked with ensuring pupils are supported throughout the day and in every lesson, you will be allocated to students to support and you will play a key part in their school life, regular assessments and meetings will take place and you will devise intervention plans for each student.

If you are interested in going forward for this or any other Teaching Assistant role then simply submit your CV to hear from one of our experienced consultants.

Why Horizon Teachers?

  • We have specialised in successfully placing Graduate Teaching Assistants into Secondary Schools across London and the South East for over 10 years.
  • We offer training and safeguarding workshops
  • We have a team of dedicated consultants who offer support, guidance and consultative advice (Please look at our Google reviews!).
  • We offer up to £200 in vouchers for successful referrals

A range of benefits are on offer:

  • Competitive pay rates (with the permanent equivalent paid after 12 weeks)
  • Free comprehensive induction programmes
  • Development opportunities (including free safeguarding and behaviour management training)
  • A high-level of support and training
  • Opportunities to complete paid vocational teacher training 
  • AND the opportunity to be paid via Horizon Teachers or ANY payroll company of your choice ! 

We are looking for a Graduate Teaching Assistants who:

  • Has a degree (ideally a 2:1 in English, Maths, Science)
  • Has a proactive, enthusiastic and positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Has excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Enjoys working with young people
  • Is adaptable and flexible

 

To be considered for this role then please apply with an updated copy of your CV.

 

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£70 - £95 per day
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£60 - £100 per day
Graduate Teaching Assistant Position Kingston Upon Thames London**Graduate teaching assistant required**Degree level role 2:2 or above**Kingston Upon Thames **November Start**Training school Schools Direct**Secondary KS3/KS4**Full-time to July 2020**£70-£90 per school dayFor November, my client secondary school is looking for a graduate teaching assistant to support key stage three and four pupils on a full-time basis until the end of the academic year 2020. Providing you show enough initiative and suitable level of performance, you may be offered the opportunity to stay on with the school the following year, after a successful spell as a teaching assistant, to begin your secondary teacher training.School DetailsThe school is a larger than average secondary school and has almost 1,300 pupils on roll. It's based in the London borough of Kingston Upon Thames and has most recently been deemed by Ofsted to be OUTSTANDING. Ofsted found that pupils are treated as individuals and, as a result of this, flourish.Teaching Assistant ExpectationsAs a graduate teaching assistant, you will be working with key stage three and four pupils in all areas of the secondary curriculum. Providing on your subject specialism, you may be based within your specific department and act as a subject specialist teaching assistant. For example, English and maths graduates may be based in their respective departments.You will be expected to support pupils as a teaching assistant on an individual and group basis within the classroom. Some of the pupils you will support may have additional learning difficulties, such as ADHD, ASD or dyslexia.As part of your teaching assistant role, you will be required to attend occasional professional development sessions that will aim to train and hone your skills with pupils. This will be a huge benefit to candidates who are determined to become excellent teachers.Experience and QualificationsThe school will only be considering candidates who have a degree. Your subject does not have to have come from a specific discipline, but what is important is your desire to teach at secondary school level in the recent future. As for your experience, you should have some experience, paid or voluntary, of working with children in an educational setting. Previous experience of working as a teaching assistant is preferable.How to Apply for this Teaching Assistant PostRespond to this teaching assistant advert with your CV to be considered for short listing. If you would like further details of this position, Please call Sonny at Horizon Teachers. SEC/SUPHorizon Teachers is a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy that helps Teachers and Support Staff find long term, permanent and interim employment in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools throughout London and the South East. As part of the registration process you will be required to have a DBS Check carried out and all original relevant qualifications will need to be sighted and copied before any work placement. Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.