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Graduate Teaching Assistant - Newcastle

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Graduate Teaching Assistant - Newcastle Upon Tyne

Are you a recent graduate considering a career within education?

Teaching Personnel are currently working alongside one of our partner schools in Newcastle Upon Tyne who are looking to appoint a recent graduate as a Teaching Assistant as part of their team of support staff from September 2019. This is a great opportunity for graduates looking to experience a role within a secondary school, especially those that have a view of becoming a teacher in the future.

  • Full time Teaching Assistant required from September 2019
  • Fixed term contract for the duration of the academic year
  • Ofsted 'Good' graded secondary school located in Newcastle
  • Fantastic opportunities for graduates wanting more classroom experience before starting a Teacher Training programme
  • Opportunity to earn up to £1200 per month

"We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant in the new academic year in order to support a number of year 7 pupils who will be transitioning to the school in September. Previous experience of working with students with additional needs will be an advantage as would EAL experience. This appointment will be on a fixed term basis initially for the full academic year, with the opportunity to continue with us through a permanent contract"

As a Teaching Assistant at our partner school, the successful candidate will:

  • Supervise and support pupils to undertake agreed learning activities / programmes linked to local and national curriculum and learning.
  • Adjusting activities according to pupil responses and needs, including for those with special educational needs.
  • Promote positive pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflicts in line with school behaviour policies.
  • Assist the teacher with the preparation of teaching and learning materials and resources.
  • Provide detailed feedback to teachers on pupils' achievement, progress, problems etc. as requested.

This school is a larger than average 11-16 mixed comprehensive (1000 on roll), serving a diverse catchment area of Newcastle Upon Tyne West-End. The school have made dramatic progress in recent years following a re-structuring of the senior leadership team.

In a recent Ofsted inspection pupil behaviour was judged as 'Good' whereby pupils engage well within lessons and are keen to learn.

If you would like to apply for this post as a Graduate Teaching Assistant, please apply via the link below or send an updated CV to the Tyne and Wear Secondary Branch directly, alternatively call on the number provided for further information.

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