Graduate TA

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1235643735-2
  • Date Posted: 10 February 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Academics Ltd
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Apprentice Pay: £76.00 to £85.00 Per Day
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Human Resources, Project Management, Teaching and Education
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

Graduate TA

Are you a driven graduate interested in making a more meaningful impact within the industry by teaching Children with special needs?

Or are you keen to get experience with special needs children?

Are you a dedicated and patient person with a passion for supporting pupils with Special Educational Needs?

As a Graduate TA you will play a pivotal role in supporting children with a variety of needs, working closely with students and their families, with a team of dedicated professionals encouraging progression to create a supportive and engaging environment for students. You will need to be a graduate teaching assistant dedicated to the development of your personal and academic growth.

Your responsibilities as a graduate TA:

  • Engage in lessons with SEND students, ensuring their progress with a positive learning experience.
  • Nurture a positive and supportive learning environment that encourages mental wellbeing and academic progression.
  • Deliver a range of teaching techniques and resources to enhance students understanding.
  • Utilise assessments effectively to monitor students' progress, identify areas for improvement, and provide constructive feedback.
  • Collaborate with other members of the school community, including SENCOs, support staff, and parents/guardians, to create a support system for students.
  • Implement behaviour management strategies and techniques to address challenging behaviours highlighting positive reward systems.
  • Maintain accurate records of students' achievements, attendance, and behaviour, and provide reports as required.
  • A passion for developing within the world of teaching assistant.

Requirements as a Graduate TA:

  • Ideally have experience working with students with SEND needs or in a similar SEN environment.
  • A recent GRADUATE with interest as a Graduate TA.
  • A passion to teach and nurture SEND need children.
  • Knowledge of effective SEN teaching strategies and interventions.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with students, parents/guardians, and colleagues.
  • Patience, empathy, and the ability to remain calm in high-stress situations.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and open to new opportunities.