Education

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Contract Full Time

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Performing Arts or History Graduate Teaching Assistant
Location: Hillingdon
Performing Arts or History Graduate Teaching Assistant Job Start: Immediately
Pay: £70 – £85 per dayAre you a recent Performing Arts or Humanities Graduate looking to pursue a career in Education? I am recruiting for a Performing Arts or History Graduate Teaching Assistant to work at a secondary school in Hillingdon.

Job Role:

Graduate Teaching Assistants work with children who need additional support. This includes children with physical disabilities, learning, emotional, behavioural or communication difficulties, conditions such as autism, dyspraxia, dyslexia and ADHD, sensory impairments (for example, visual impairment), sensory processing disorder, and mental health issues. SEN Teaching Assistants may also work with gifted students.

It is desirable (not essential) to have some SEN experience.

About the School:

This school is dedicated to the pursuit of academic excellence, and o the full richness of learning. They provide a high-achieving, aspirational environment: their high-quality teaching staff deploy the best in educational practice to ensure their students reach the highest levels of academic attainment. They are relentlessly ambitious for their success, tirelessly seeking to inspire them to outstanding results.

The school welcome high achieving graduates, aspiring Teachers, ideally with a passion for SEND students, who want to have a taste of what it is like in an environment which cultivates achievement and success.

Typical Job Duties and Accountabilities:

To work as part of a team under the direction of the class teacher to ensure that all children and young people in the class are supported to enjoy school and make the best possible progress
All staff are expected to do everything they can to protect the children and young people from harm and to make the learning environment safe
Support pupils to engage in learning activities, adapt tasks for individuals and assist them to make progress
Attend to the pupils' personal needs, and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, physical, hygiene, first aid and welfare matters
Supervise and support pupil ensuring their safety and access to learning in a clean and tidy environment
Establish good relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs
Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils
Encourage pupils to act independently as appropriate
Learn and use safe systems for moving, handling and physical interventions as appropriate Support for tutors
Be aware of pupil progress/achievements and report observations to the teacher in the agreed format
Supporting a positive home-school relationship, by sharing information with parents and carersThe school is looking to interview asap so please apply if this role is of interest to you

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