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Science Graduate - Teaching Assistant - Rochdale

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Science Graduate - Teaching Assistant - Rochdale

Are you a recent Science graduate looking to gain experience as a Teaching Assistant within a secondary school?

Teaching Personnel are currently working with one of our partner secondary schools in Oldham who would like a recent graduate to join their Science department as a dedicated Teaching Assistant as soon as possible. This is a good opportunity to gain experience within a secondary school for those looking to start a career within education.

  • Full time Teaching Assistant role to start as soon as possible
  • Join a dedicated and supportive Science department
  • Learn from experienced members of staff across the school
  • Earn between £1100-£1300 a month

Our partner school is based in the Heywood area of Rochdale, and is a smaller than average mixed Roman Catholic and Church of England school with fewer than 650 students enrolled. Located just a 10 minute drive from the M60 Outer Ring Road as well as a short walk from a local bus stop, our partner secondary school is easily accessible. The students in attendance make good progress, shown through the positive Progress 8 score of 0.31 which is above the national average.

"Science is a core National Curriculum subject and the Science Department aims to provide pupils of all abilities with a broad, balanced and relevant experience of the subject. They will develop an understanding of key concepts from all Sciences and an appreciation of the role of Science in their lives. Through theoretical and practical work, they will acquire skills and abilities relevant to both Science and everyday life, in areas such as experimental design, good laboratory practice, safety, organisation and communication." Head of Science.

As a graduate Teaching Assistant in the Science department, you will be supporting a number of students throughout their Science lessons. The students may have a range of Special Educational Needs ranging from physical disabilities to complex SEMH issues. The role will also involve supporting the class teacher in delivering class work, and you may also be required to run intervention sessions to small groups of identified students.

If you would like to apply for this post 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 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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