Graduates looking for PGCE application experience

Liverpool, Merseyside

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Date Posted:19 Apr 2021
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£65.00 - £66 per day
  1. Long-term

Graduates looking for PGCE application experience

Liverpool, Merseyside

Are you a thinking about a career in teaching and would like to gain classroom experience in a Liverpool secondary school? If so, then Tradewind can help you.

The role of a Teaching Assistant would give you the perfect insight into life in a secondary school and give you an excellent start for your secondary school PGCE application.

Tradewind are currently working with a number of Liverpool secondary schools who are requiring full time Teaching Assistants to start asap. The roles require you to work Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 3pm, and will continue until the end of the academic year. The successful candidate will work on a 1-2-1 basis supporting secondary aged pupils with their academic and pastoral needs.

These Liverpool secondary schools are looking to appoint Teaching Assistants who:
* Have experience of working with children aged 11-16 years
* can quickly establish a relationship with young people
* will be able to assist the teacher with classroom management
* will follow school policies, e.g. behaviour policy, safeguarding policy
* will fully commit to the schools ethos as if they were a permanent member of staff

The role of a secondary school Teaching Assistant is to engage students and manage their behaviour and to follow school policies, e.g. behaviour policy (you will be made aware of these on arrival at school)

The ideal Teaching Assistant will:
* Be a Graduate (desirable but not essential)
* Have experience in a position of responsibility (Police/ Social Work/ Mentoring/ Military/ coaching- not an exhaustive list)
* Have a positive and engaging demeanour
* Be able to build positive professional relationships with both staff and students
* Be able to think on your feet
* Be able to communicate effectively
* Be committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of students

To join us and be successful in this secondary school Teaching Assistant role in a Liverpool secondary school you will need:
* An Enhanced DBS Disclosure Certificate, which is on the update service or be willing to apply for one (cost refunded after the completion of 20 days' work)
* An overseas police check (if applicable) and professional reference checks
* Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
* You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this Teaching Assistant role in a Liverpool secondary school.

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3. Top rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay; however, we will happily accrue this upon request)
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