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Graduate Teaching Assistant

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    Long-Term Contracts

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    £70 - £80 per day + CPD training

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    Kiesha Lynch

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Duration:

    1 YEAR

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Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Full-time Schools based Graduate Programme
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant role
  • 1 year contract
  • Supporting Special Needs in a specialist setting
  • Excellent training for aspiring SEN Teachers
  • Ofsted rated Outstanding School
  • Based Ilford, East London

A highly successful, inspiring and commended SEN School in Ilford is looking for a Graduate Teaching Assistant.

This is an ongoing contract starting ASAP and will be a pathway in to teaching. Suited to an ambitious Graduate who is looking for an exciting career in teaching, a bit out of the ordinary and someone who is up for a challenge.

The School:

This setting is unique. It caters for pupils who have been referred from mainstream education and those who have been identified as having Special Educational Needs. Every pupil has an EHCP (Education, Health & Care Plan). Children at this School have a range of needs which may be Autism, ADHD, Severe Learning Difficulties, Multisensory Impairments, Down Syndrome and Physical Disabilities. For these children, the School offers a personalised approach, small group teaching in a calm and safe environment. Each child gets attention, understanding, and relevant learning for their cognitive development. Staff are incredible. They are supportive, respectful and empathetic. They teach the children language and communication skills - some students are nonverbal. They help them to be independent in movement - some students have mobility and balance issues. Above all they encourage them and help them enjoy learning!

The role - Graduate Teaching Assistant

As the Graduate SEN TA, you will take on a hands on role in the classroom. You must be an excellent team player who is able to help the class teacher to deliver sessions and supervise children. You must be creative, able to think outside the box to make learning different. How can you make the learning appealing, interesting for students, how can you bring it to life? You will be in small groups so able to give attention to different pupils on a 1-1 level. You must be patient. These children are working far below national averages. They need a calm, patient and empathetic Graduate to support, encourage and praise their development!

Training -

You will be provided training in this role. You will be supported in managing and understanding different special educational needs. You will be given opportunities for your own development and progression through certified courses such as PECS and Team Teach and there is the potential to complete Schools direct route to teaching too!

Humour is a must! Confidence is a must. Are you a person who always has a smile on their face and can build rapport with children? This role is for you.

This is a full-time role in Ilford starting ASAP (April / May 2021).

Trial days to be arranged immediately - please apply below.

Reeson Education:

REESON Education is London's Premier Recruitment Agency. Established in 2006 by experienced teachers, education professionals and recruitment specialists, we have built our business and reputation on the cores values of honesty, integrity and excellence.

We care about education and the provision of education and have established an excellent reputation with schools and teachers alike.

At REESON Education we work closely with a large network of Nurseries, Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Colleges across London. Our client base provides us with an abundance of available daily supply, long term and permanent opportunities across all age groups in all areas of London.

Please note that all daily/hourly rates quoted are inclusive of holiday pay at 12.07%