Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1231385719-2
  • Date Posted: 6 February 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: GSL Education - Watford
  • Location: Slough, Berkshire
  • Apprentice Pay: £75.00 to £90.00 Per Day
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Project Management, Teaching and Education
  • Apprenticeship Type: Contract

About this Apprenticeship

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Location: Slough
Salary: 75 - 90 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Contract Type: Long Term, Full Time

Are you a passionate and dedicated graduate looking to kick-start your career in education?
We have an exciting opportunity for a Teaching Assistant to join our vibrant and forward-thinking secondary school in Slough. This role offers the chance to work alongside experienced educators, gain valuable classroom experience, and make a real difference in the lives of our students.

Responsibilities
As a Teaching Assistant, you will play a key role in supporting teaching and learning across various subject areas. Your responsibilities will include:
Classroom Support: As a Teaching Assistant you will assist teachers in delivering engaging and interactive lessons, providing one-on-one support to students, and facilitating small group activities.
Individualized Learning: As a Teaching Assistant you will assist you will work closely with students who require additional support, adapting teaching materials, and providing targeted interventions to ensure all students reach their full potential.
Behaviour Management: Assisting in maintaining a positive and inclusive classroom environment, promoting respectful behaviour, and implementing behaviour management strategies.
Assessments and Progress Monitoring: Supporting teachers in assessing student progress, providing feedback, and recording student data to inform teaching strategies and interventions.
Extra-Curricular Involvement: Contributing to the wider school community by assisting in extracurricular activities, such as clubs, sports events, and school trips, fostering student engagement and personal development.

Requirements

To excel in this role, you will need:

  • A degree in any subject area, showcasing your commitment to academic excellence. Hold a degree at 2:2 or higher is preferred.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, allowing you to build positive relationships with students, teachers, and parents.
  • An enthusiastic and proactive approach, demonstrating your passion for education and your willingness to go above and beyond to support student learning.
  • Flexibility and adaptability, as you will be working across various subjects and supporting different teaching styles.
  • The ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team, contributing to a collaborative and supportive school environment.
  • Hold a DBS registered to the update service or apply through GSL Education.
  • Hold Right to work in the UK


GSL Education Offers:
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Direct access to local schools
  • Committed consultants dedicated to meeting your needs
  • Exceptional support for both candidates and client schools

Please be advised that the role of Graduate Teaching Assistant requires a strong knowledge and understanding of safeguarding and child protection and that successful applicants must satisfy all background safer recruitment checks including an enhanced child DBS on the update service or be willing to apply for a new one.

GSL Education is an ethical, independent recruitment agency serving teachers across Watford.

For more information on the role or any similar, upcoming roles, please contact Homaira url removed at the GSL Education Watford Office and send your updated CV via the application link.