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English Teaching Assistant

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English Tutor role

  • Wakefield Secondary School
  • English Tuition role
  • Term time hours

A Secondary Academy in Wakefield, West Yorkshire are currently seeking an English Tutor to help support the progression of their students. The role is flexible and can run on a part-time basis and is part of Teaching Personnel’s ‘Progress English’ package. The school’s English department organises pupils, one or two at a time, to attend one of five hourly tuition sessions held in a suitable room on school premises during the course of a school day. On arrival at the school you should be provided with a schedule detailing which pupils are attending and at what times. Finally, at the end of each day you would discuss specific pupil progress with the English teachers. The role is suitable for graduates of English, or other related subjects perhaps looking to go into teaching in the future, or even qualified teachers of English looking to take a step back from full class teaching whilst still having the opportunity to use your subject knowledge and expertise. With full support of a large and successful English department, you will be provided with all the resources and tools necessary to make the programme a success.

Essential Qualities:

? Strong subject knowledge in English Literature & Language

? Experience of working with young people (both within and/or outside of schools)

? A drive to develop achievement within English GCSE classes

? Enthusiasm for your subject

? A creative and engaging approach to lessons/activities

Benefits to you:

? Flexible working hours

? Supportive working environment

? Working 1:1 or with small groups of English students

? Weekly pay with a daily salary ranging between £70-£120 (depending on experience)
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