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Learning Support Assistant - Durham

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Teaching Assistant - Durham

Are you a recent graduate considering a career within education? Or are you an experienced support assistant looking for a new role?

Teaching Personnel are currently working alongside one of our partner schools in Durham who are looking to appoint 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 Durham
  • Fantastic opportunities for graduates wanting more classroom experience before starting a Teacher Training programme
  • Opportunity to earn up to £1200 per month

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 in Central Durham. 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 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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