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Secondary Teaching 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 January 2020. 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 January 2020
  • Fixed term contract until July 2020
  • 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 GBP1200 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 and send an updated CV.

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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