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English Graduate - Teaching Assistant

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English Graduate - Immediate Start - Rochdale

  • English Graduate
  • High EAL
  • Long term, full time position

This 'Good' Rochdale school requires for an English Graduate to join their KS2 department on a full time, long term basis. The role is required to cover a long term absence.

Children in the school are currently reaching the expected standard in their Maths, however extra support is needed for Year 4 children with their Reading and Writing. The school is 95% EAL and teachers have found that the slight language barrier is having an effect of some of the pupils' learning. An experienced teaching assistant with an English degree is required to assist with raising attainment. A candidate who is bi-lingual and fluent in Urdu/Punjabi is desirable, although not essential.

The two-form school is known to be a lovely place to work in, the children are very well behaved and enjoy going to school. Staff are very supportive of each other and are encouraged by the Head teacher to be creative with their lessons, whilst also providing the children with the best education.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Will have an English Degree (2:2 or above)
  • Be passionate about working with children
  • Have a caring an nurturing approach whilst also being innovative and enthusiastic
  • Have some experience, paid or voluntary, of working with children in an educational setting

The school is easily accessible via M62 and A663 and has parking on site. Please apply if you meet the above criteria and are able to start as soon possible.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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