Teaching Assistant - Maidstone Secondary School

£11,400 per annum
09 Oct 2017
31 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Teaching Assistant / Learning Mentor - Maidstone

A driven graduate who is rewarded by seeing pupils achieve is wanted to join this large secondary school in Maidstone as their new Teaching Assistant and Learning Mentor.

Are you a First Class or upper Second Class Graduate who is looking to give back to the education system and train up as a teacher?

Might an involved Teaching Assistant and Learning Mentor role in a fast-paced, modern Secondary Academy be a great way to start?

Can you start immediately following a successful trial day?

*** Teaching Assistant at a modern secondary Academy in Maidstone
*** Teaching Assistant role available immediately
*** Yearlong Teaching Assistant / Learning Mentor post
*** Graduates in any subject (First Class or Upper Second Class degree)
*** £60-£70 per day
*** Superb pre-PGCE training and application guidance

Person Specification - Teaching Assistant / Learning Mentor

This Teaching Assistant post requires a committed graduate who has worked with young adults in either a volunteer or paid role and achieved a 2:1 or above in your degree. Ideally, the school need a graduate Teaching Assistant who is able to make the most from this opportunity and gain the skills needed to become an excellent teacher with a view to applying for their PGCE for 2016. The school want to recruit a Graduate Teaching Assistant and Learning Mentor who can forge strong relationships quickly, is an excellent communicator and who can be held up as an academic role model to the school's students.

About the Teaching Assistant role

Your Teaching Assistant responsibilities will include working to help low ability pupils meet internal and external standards or to push gifted pupils to meet their potential in small or individual sessions. Part of your Teaching Assistant role will include taking care to learn all you can from your designated mentor SENCO who is a very accomplished individual with an easy-going, approachable attitude. The school has an adapted CPD scheme on offer for those new to teaching and your role will include working with SEN pupils. You will also be given advice and guidance when coming to write your PGCE/School Direct applications later this year.

The School

Found in Maidstone, this school is a modern secondary and is within easy reach of the town and benefits from good transport links. The school has been rebuilt and all classrooms boast the latest teaching technologies and resources. After receiving a 'Good' grade from Ofsted, the staff and pupils are on a determined path to achieve the coveted 'Outstanding' status. The School is a mixed, non-selective Secondary with over 1500 students, thriving sixth form and a Grammar stream.

This Teaching Assistant position will equip you with all the necessary skills for your future career. Apply to become a part of this large secondary Academy in Maidstone today. Click 'Apply Now' and send your CV and covering letter to John Cobb at EduStaff.

Please note: due to the volume of Teaching Assistant applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.