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Graduate Teaching Assistant

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  • Graduate Teaching Assistant - York
  • January and February 2020 start date
  • Monday to Friday 0830-1600 Term Time only

Do you have experience working with children or adults with additional needs and have ambitions to become an SEN teacher or SEN teaching assistant? Teaching Personnel are working in partnership with a number of client SEN and Alternative provisions in York and surrounding areas. We are looking to hire a Graduate Teaching Assistant to work on a full time or part time basis from January and February 2020. 

To be considered for this teaching assistant role, graduates applying will need to have;

  • Previous experience working with children in a school environment or adults with additional needs 
  • Full time availability, or a minimum of 3 regular days per week
  • Commitment to working as part of a team , full time from 8:30am – 4:00pm
  • Knowledge of the national curriculum within core subject or commitment to learning
  • An out-going and conscientious personality as you’ll work with children varying backgrounds

This role as a graduate teaching assistant is full time (Monday – Friday) from 8:30am to 4:00pm each day, you’ll report to classroom teachers and heads of department and year group leaders, with the aim to improve pupils confidence in school and boost attainment and interest in subjects, particularly with children with additional needs. Previous experience working as a teaching assistant is desired but not essential, you’ll be given full support and training by this school and have the opportunity to partake in whole school training (CPD) with teaching staff. The successful graduate working as a teaching assistant will support small groups within lessons, deliver 1:1 support to children slightly behind their expected target grades with an overall aim to improve attainment in the core subjects.

If you are a confident graduate looking to work as a teaching assistant before your teacher training application for 2020, Teaching Personnel offers paid teacher training and this would be a great option for you.

To be considered, please submit your CV via email or contact Harry Orchard in the Teaching Personnel Hull and Lincoln SEN on 01482 908020 for more information about this position, which is a September 2019 start.

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 date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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