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Graduate Teaching Assistant - North Manchester

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Graduate Teaching Assistant - North Manchester

Are you a recent graduate considering a career within education?

Teaching Personnel are currently working alongside one of our partner schools in North Manchester 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 from September 2019
  • Fixed term contract for the duration of the academic year
  • 'Good' school in North Manchester
  • Fantastic opportunities for graduates wanting more classroom experience before starting a Teacher Training programme
  • Earn up to £1200 per month

Our partner school is in the Oldham area of North Manchester, and is located a short drive from the M60 motorway. With a Progress 8 score in line with national average, the students in attendance at this Ofsted graded 'Good' school make good progress through the inspirational and engaging staffing team at the school. With exceptional facilities throughout due to a recent refurbishment, the students have a fantastic learning environment where they can strive for excellence and reach their full potential.

"We are seeking to recruit for the role of Teaching Assistant to support the learning of students with additional needs within mainstream classes. 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. Applications are invited from enthusiastic, dedicated and highly motivated graduates who are able to work as part of the SEND team and provide effective support to our students." SENDCO.

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 strategies, e.g. literacy, numeracy, KS3 or early years.
  • Adjusting activities according to pupil responses and needs, including for those with special educational needs.
  • Promote good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflicts in line with school behaviour policies.
  • Establish constructive relationships with parents and carers, promoting the School's home/school liaison policy.
  • 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.

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 Chris Beckenham at Manchester North Secondary directly, alternatively call on the number provided for further information.

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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