Secondary School - Graduate Teaching Assistant - Islington
*** Graduate Teaching and Behavioural Support Assistant ***
*** Secondary School ***
*** Islington, North London ***
*** ASAP Start ***
We are working with a Secondary School in Islington, North London, that are currently looking to recruit a graduate teaching assistant / Behavioural Support assistant to start as soon as possible.
The successful candidate will be working under the instructions of the safeguarding leader, inclusion manager, Special Educational Needs Coordinator and Subject Teachers, supervising and assisting pupils of all ages and abilities from Key Stage 3 to 4 who have been excluded from lessons temporarily due to poor behaviour.
You will be expected to work in the inclusion centre and protected learning rooms providing support to the teacher and students across the curriculum and also monitoring and managing poor behaviour to maintain class control and pupil focus. You will also work on a 1:1 basis with specific students, assisting them with their class work up to GCSE level and also assist various students in groups of up to 18 pupils who all may be working on different subjects in different years. Some students may have a Statement of Special Educational Needs (SEN) or an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHC Plan or EHCP) so a caring and calming approach will be beneficial.
This role would be perfect for graduates interested in pursuing a PGCE or Teacher training program in the future, who are looking to increase their experience working in schools.
The school is near a tube station, 3 overground stations and is also accessible by a number of bus routes.
Key skills and experience needed:
- Previous support work within a school or other transferable child-related experience
- A firm presence and strong behaviour management
- Previous one to one, small group work and/or whole class support
- Professional manner
- Enthusiastic, friendly, patient and determined approach
- Experience or knowledge within special educational needs
If you are interested in this challenging and rewarding position, please send your CV to Tom Meredith at Veritas Education.
Veritas Education are currently working on various vacancies so even if this one doesn't fit your exact requirements, we may have something more suitable for you. Please send through your CV or give us a call so we can discuss other opportunities.
*** Veritas Education offer competitive rates of pay ***
Veritas Education are actively working with schools in Havering, Barking and Dagenham, Redbridge, Newham, Waltham Forest, Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Islington, Camden, Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea, Haringey, Enfield, Barnet, Harrow, Brent, Hillingdon, Ealing, Hounslow, Hammersmith, Richmond, Kingston, Croydon, Merton, Lambeth, Southwark, Lewisham, Greenwich, Bexley and Bromley.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR VERITAS EDUCATION
- All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
- Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
- You must have legal right to work in the UK
- You must be willing to attend a registration interview
Veritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.
'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community.'