Graduate Academic Mentor - Primary

Didsbury, Greater Manchester
Date Posted:10 Dec 2019
  1. Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

Graduate Academic Mentor - Primary

Didsbury, Greater Manchester
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Are you an ambitious graduate or teaching assistant who is keen to support disadvantaged pupils?

Have you finished your degree or qualification and want to make best use of your subject knowledge?

If you are considering teacher training in 2020 and would like to utilise your time in a school based support role the we could have the ideal role for you!

Tradewind Manchester are looking to recruit a Graduate Teaching Assistant for a position within a large (3 from entry) Didsbury based primary school, supporting pupils who need extra support within Year 3.

Graduate Academic Mentor - Primary:
-Based in Didsbury, Manchester- 5 mins walk from Burton Road tram stop
-Good transportation links
-£300 - £350 per week, term time
-Excellent KS2 department
-Full time, Monday - Friday school hours
-Warm environment - supporting pupils in Year 3
-Supportive inclusion department - all abilities including high achiever

Graduate Academic Mentor - Primary - The Role:
-Work alongside a talented and supportive inclusion KS2 department
-Develop teaching techniques and communication skills
-Lead 1:1 / small group intervention groups - planning provided
-Monitor pupil progress
-Supporting teachers working with pupils on a 1:1 and group basis
-Take on feedback to continually improve your practice

Graduate Academic Mentor - Primary - Person Specification:
-Degree / Level 3 Teaching Assistant
-Excellent organisation and communication skills
-Previous experience working with children (not necessarily in a classroom) is desirable
-Passionate about education or aspirations to teach

By registering with Tradewind, you will benefit from:
*Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent
*More training and development than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*A generous referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a reward
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To apply for this position, or hear more about the exciting opportunities we have here at Tradewind, please call the Manchester office on 0161 674 0138, or email

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind, you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.
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