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Graduate TA

  • Location:

    Barking, Essex

  • Sector:

    SEN Teaching

  • Job type:

    Long-Term Contracts

  • Salary:

    £70 - £80 per day + CPD training

  • Contact:

    Kiesha Lynch

  • Contact email:

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    23 Oct 00:00

  • Startdate:


Graduate TA

  • Full-time Graduate TA / Teaching Assistant role
  • Graduate Programme
  • Special Needs School
  • Primary & Secondary students
  • Autism, Mild - Severe Learning Difficulties, Down Syndrome, Speech Delay and Global Delay
  • London borough of Barking & Dagenham

An excellent SEN School in Barking & Dagenham with a top of the range School site and facilities have a vacancy for a Graduate TA / Teaching Assistant.

This is an ongoing contract starting as soon as possible and continuing for the academic year. Graduate TA / Teaching Assistants who achieve well throughout the year will be offered a place on a School direct, salaried route to teaching.

The School:

The school caters for pupils with Autism, Mild - Severe Learning Difficulties, Down Syndrome, Speech Delay and Global Delay, ADHD and Social and Emotional Mental Health. Age ranges of pupils are 4 to 19 years old. The school is led by a very effective Head teacher, her main goal is to keep the school running smoothly and producing a calm and relaxed setting. All pupils address teachers by their first names. Teaching is in small class sizes with a focus on language and communication development. They understand that each and every student comes with a different set of challenges and only after careful planning and building relationships with these pupils will they deliver an effective curriculum.

The role:

As a Graduate TA / Teaching Assistant you will be required to assist Special Needs pupils with learning on a 1-1 and small group basis. You will be required to support the Class Teacher in delivering tailored education programmes. You will be a positive and happy presence in class who is able to provide pupils with encouragement and praise. You will be creative, able to think outside the box of how to make the learning fun and accessible for the Special Needs students. You must be a team player who is able to work effectively with fellow SEN TA s and Teachers. Your ultimate goal is to help pupils achieve and enjoy learning!

This role would suit a passionate and bubbly personality, someone who likes meeting new people, helping children and working as part of a team. Maybe you are thinking of becoming a Teacher? This would be a great foundation to start your teaching career. You must be friendly, patient and up for the challenge! The rewards are endless when you are successful in this SEN School!

If you are interested in working with Special Needs pupils as a Graduate TA and are in or close to the Barking & Dagenham area then please apply below.

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