Graduate Teaching Assistant – Literacy and Numeracy Academy Mentor – Newmarket
- Are you an enthusiastic graduate who is passionate about ensuring that all children get the chance to fulfil their potential?
- Do you have the confidence to take responsibility for leading the learning of individuals and groups?
- Are you excited by the prospect of working in a large, successful school with enthusiastic children?
If so, this SEN Teaching Assistant in a fully inclusive Secondary School in Newmarket could be the perfect position for you!
***Graduate Teaching Assistant – Literacy and Numeracy Mentor - Newmarket
***Supporting 11-16 year olds to accelerate their development within Literacy and Numeracy
***Supporting Class Teachers across the school in class and by delivering 1:1 and small group interventions
***Supporting the learning of a diverse range of children across the school; some students will have SEN and EAL
***Excellent Training Opportunities and career progression available
***£65 - £70 per day (dependent on specific responsibilities)
Graduate Teaching Assistant - Newmarket - Job Specification
You MUST be a graduate who is considering a career within the education/well-being sector to be considered for this role. The role would perfectly suit a graduate who is considering a career within SEN or Teaching and is looking to build experience working with children or young adults to support their future studies.
Preference will be given to graduates who have a 2:1 or First-Class Honours degree and also who have previous experience supporting the 11-16 age range either in a school setting or through University Placements, working with NCS, Youthwork, Tutoring or Summer Camps. The successful applicant must have GCSE Grades of C or above in English, Maths and Science.
Future Educational Psychologists, Speech and Language Therapists, SEN Teachers or Probation Officers are encouraged to apply as this varied role will see you positively impacting the development of children and young adults from a diverse range of backgrounds.
About the Graduate Teaching Assistant Role
You must have the ability to maximise pupil progress and learning by confidently explaining the lesson content to pupils clearly and concisely. You will need to be able to think ahead and predict where your allocated students will need your support. Providing appropriate feedback and encouraging independent learning is essential in this Graduate Teaching Assistant role.
You will need to be a positive rolemodel who can foster a trusting environment so that pupils feel you are open to listening to them and helping to solve their problems. You will need to feedback effectively to the classteachers and SENCo regarding how the 1:1 and group sessions have gone so that activities can be differentiated for next time.
A large, successful Secondary School with enthusiastic children who are eager to learn! The school can offer a stimulating, friendly learning environment and a dynamic and forward-thinking team of staff. Staff, parents and governors are supportive and work hard to maximise the learning potential of each and every pupil that attends. Training and development opportunities will be provided to the successful graduate.
If this Graduate Teaching Assistant role sounds like the ideal opportunity for you and your future career aspirations, get in contact with Matt Burgum at Edustaff today!
Please note: due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted for this Graduate Teaching Assistant role in Newmarket.