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English Graduate Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Cover Supervisor/Short term cover

English Language/Literature

Are you an English Graduate who is looking for teaching experience, working in the top schools across County Durham. Do you want to gain more experience in Secondary schools before applying to continue training and gain qts.

We are currently recruiting for day to day cover supervisors and short term cover to lead lessons for secondary school students.

Job Highlights:

  • Great opportunity for an Aspiring Teacher - looking to do a PGCE/ Schools Direct
  • Covering lessons in schools or undertaking small group tutoring work in your specialist subject
  • Pay rates from £55-£80 per day

My Durham secondary schools have shown an interest in having English graduates who are looking at going into teaching in their schools.

There are full time and part time posts available.

The successful candidate will need:

  • the ability to build good relationships with children, teachers and parents
  • the ability to cope with challenging behaviour
  • a professional attitude
  • a strong regard for pupil safe-guarding and well-being
  • a positive approach to working with children and the ability to motivate, inspire and build rapport;
  • respect for diversity as you will be working with pupils from a range of backgrounds;
  • excellent team working ability and confident personality
  • good organisational skills and the ability to work flexibly

Teaching Personnel work on behalf of a number of schools in the County Durham area, the schools work with us on a day to day basis and for more permanent roles, where we are their number one contact for short term work.

To help introduce a graduate into schools we arrange for the successful candidates doing cover work for absent teachers to gain that all important classroom experience.

This is a great opportunity for any graduate to gain the classroom experience needed to go on to study further for a formal teaching qualification e.g Schools Direct/PGCE

Minimum Criteria to apply

  • GCSE Maths and English A-C grades
  • Degree in English (joint honours accepted)

Other Desirable Qualifications

  • Foundation Degrees in Education
  • Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Support Work in Schools
  • Special Educational Needs experience or knowledge
  • Sport Coach Qualifications
  • Team Teach or other behaviour management training

Additional Experience

  • Working in school or education settings
  • Experience of working with Special Educational Needs - Autism, Moderate Learning Difficulties
  • Previous volunteering within education or working with children - e.g. youth work/ tuition

Candidates will need clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and will need to complete our rigorous application process and attend a formal interview. References will be required.

To be taken into consideration for the roles please send your CV along with two references from your most recent employers to Josh

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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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