Russell Group Academic Mentor - Secondary - Graduate role

£10,000 - £14,999
30 Nov 2017
14 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Russell Group Graduate Teaching Assistant

Are you a Russell Group graduate looking for a new, exciting challenge and an opportunity to kick-start your career?

Would you love to expand your knowledge of the day-to-day running of a secondary school prior to your Teach First or PGCE application?

Perhaps you would love the opportunity to work toward eliminating educational inequality due to socio-economic backgrounds, but you're unsure how best to do this?

If you understand the importance of positive role models and feel you have what it takes to enable even just one young person to have a fair opportunity to achieve their ambitions, then this Teaching Assistant role could be for you!

At i-teachers our aim is to place you at a school that would benefit your future career plans which would include arranging and coordinating your trial day. If you are in the perfect role to complement your career aspirations, then you can have maximum impact in your school.

To find out more about this and other opportunities then please contact Jamie for a friendly and confidential chat about the roles themselves and to discuss your next career steps.

  • Russell Group Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Passionate and driven school
  • Excellent opportunities for training and progression
  • Full-time, paid role
  • Varied role across the whole school
  • Interviews ASAP
  • ?Birmingham

About the Role:

You will be working throughout the school, depending on the needs of each year group. You could be working with higher ability children to give them the challenge and push they need, or you could be working with lower ability children who need positivity and encouragement to feel more confident to give things ago and develop personally. These sessions may be organised by yourself or the class teacher, and could be on a 1:1 or group basis. This school has children from a variety of backgrounds, who display various needs and interests. The school are keen to find a graduate who has that something extra they can bring to their students. If you have a hobby or interest, and are willing to use this to improve attendance, attainment and behaviour, then this could be for you!

Person Specification:

You will need to have high expectations of your own ability and others, in order to be a positive role model to all children throughout the school. You will need to be trustworthy and positive to ensure all children feel that they are in an environment where they can achieve the best they can. In addition, you will need to be able to develop relationships with staff members, to continue the inclusive and friendly atmosphere they have at school. You will need to be highly organised, in order to effectively communicate and record progress and improvements.

About the School:

The school is highly experienced in training graduates on their foundation work experience year, equipping them with the necessary skills and qualities to be a successful teacher in the future. The school is located within easy distance of train and bus transport links. It is an average sized secondary school, with a multicultural demographic. They are commitment to the training, development and retention of their staff, in order to develop the next generation of outstanding teachers and support staff. It is located within easy distance of most transport links and has onsite parking for all staff.

If you are determined to make a difference to the lives of others through education and feel you can demonstrate your ability to be the next outstanding teacher, then 'APPLY NOW' and send your CV to Jamie at i-teachers for automatic consideration.

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