Graduate Teaching Assistant - Islington - ASAP Start
Graduate Teaching Assistant - Islington - Immediate Start - Long-term Contract
Are you a recent graduate looking to get some classroom experience before starting your teacher training? If so, this graduate teaching assistant role could be an excellent way to start your teaching career.
***Graduate Teaching Assistant
***£60-70 per day (more with experience)
***Gain some invaluable classroom experience
An 'Outstanding' school in Islington is looking for graduate teaching assistants of all subject specialisms to start immediately on a long-term basis, working through until the end of the academic year. If you're an experienced Teaching Assistant, or just want to gain some experience before commencing teacher training, this graduate teaching assistant role would be an excellent springboard for you teaching career.
Working alongside the teacher and other members of the department, you'll be on hand to support struggling pupils either in-class or in small groups and one-to-one sessions outside of the classroom. Through this, you'll gain invaluable hands-on experience working in a classroom environment and develop your knowledge of the subject curriculum.
As a graduate teaching assistant, you'll need to have a BA or BSc in your chosen subject, preferably with a 2:1 achieved. You'll also be able to demonstrate a desire to work in a school environment and aspire to be a teacher or train further to become a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA).
In return, you'll be paid £60 or more per day (dependent on experience) on a full-time basis up until the end of the academic year. If your performance is satisfactory, you may also be placed on the school's excellent School Direct teacher training programme and receive fully-funded training.
Based in Islington, the school is an 11-16 mixed comprehensive with a consistently 'Outstanding' rating in their Ofsted reports. Pupil behaviour in the school was observed to be 'Excellent' on their last inspection and GCSE results are among the best in London.
The buildings combine modern and georgian architecture, with large, well-equipped classrooms.
If you're an aspiring teacher, the school offers unparalleled teacher training for the right graduate teaching assistant.
Interviews for this Teaching Assistant role are taking place from 19th February. If you're interested in this position, apply now and someone will be in touch as soon as possible. Please note that you'll need to have an up to date DBS on the update service to pass our safeguarding checks.