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Graduate Teaching Assistant

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Job description

  • Are you a recent graduate looking for a role within the education sector?
  • Are you an NQT, looking to develop the necessary skills needed for a long term role?
  • Do you have a passion for working with young people?

A school in Macclesfield is looking for a graduate teaching assistant to join the support staff team. This presents an ideal opportunity for develop practical classroom experience, aiding the development of students across a broad range of ages and abilities.

As this is a graduate role, it is important to note that the applicant must be educated to at least degree level as a minimum requirement.  Previous working within a secondary school environment is very desirable, though not essential. As a teaching assistant, the role will focus on providing the following:

  • Extended individual support, providing help and guidance when required.
  • Preparing adequate educational resources, and ensuring that these are suitable for children with SEN.
  • Working in partnership with teaching staff to ensure that pupils are behaving accordingly in lessons, in line with policy set by the school.

The role will begin after the Easter break, and will run through until the end of the academic year. There may be opportunity for this position to run into the new academic year beginning in September.

Key aspects of the role also include:

  • Monitoring statistics related to: assessments, examinations, and attendance.
  • Working alongside teaching staff in implementing effective interventions when necessary.
  • Engaging with pupils with SEN, and ensuring that the individual needs of these students are being catered for effectively.
  • Offering consistent guidance and support to students when necessary, both in lessons as well as across the school site.
  • Enforcing school policy in a consistent manner, making sure students are adhering to this policy.
  • Pay - GBP275-350 per week based on prior experience.

The school is located in Macclesfield, which is located a short distance from Manchester city centre. There are numerous public transport links close by. For further information, please contact the Manchester South Secondary branch at Teaching Personnel.

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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

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