Graduate Teaching Assistant – Hertfordshire Secondary Schools
If you are looking to kick start your career in education then this could be the perfect role for you!
As a Secondary Teaching Assistant you will be working closely with small groups of students or 1:1 with any pupils who are struggling in a larger classroom environment. You will be expected to use verbal and non-verbal de-escalation techniques for dealing with challenging behaviour or struggling pupils. Have a strong focus on teamwork and communication, to foster supportive working practices and recognise the needs of distressed individuals
Teaching Assistant Criteria:
Graduate or qualification in child care/education
Previous experience working with children in a TA environment
Good education background (GCSE’s in Maths and English)
Current roles available:
Specialist Assistants (Specialism in curriculum subjects or one of the four broad areas of need: Communication and Interaction, Cognition and Learning, Social, Emotional and Mental Health, Sensory and Physical needs)
High Level Teaching Assistants
English as an Additional Language Specialists
Visual Impairment Specialists.
Previous experience could include childcare, tutoring, helping within a nursery, in a sport setting, charity or in a similar classroom setting. However, this is not crucial – Graduates with no experience are still welcome.
A strong educational background is required for these roles including GCSE’s in Maths and English (C or above).
If you are interested in this role get in contact with Steph World at Academics today.
Academics are an Education and Training Recruitment Specialist. We are recruiting for similar vacancies across Hertfordshire.
Academics are an equal opportunities employer. The company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, which include an enhanced DBS, full work history, references and a face-to-face interview