Progress Tutor - Graduate/Teaching Assistant

Didsbury, Greater Manchester
JN -022019-19313999_1556701174
Date Posted:01 May 2019
£60 - £75 per day

Progress Tutor - Graduate/Teaching Assistant

Didsbury, Greater Manchester
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Are you a Psychology graduate who aspires to work in education and support children overcome barriers to learning?

Perhaps you have another degree subject, and have experience of working with children who display challenging behaviour?

Tradewind Manchester are looking to recruit a Graduate Teaching Assistant for a position within a large and oversubscribed South Manchester Primary school supporting pupils with behaviour needs within KS2. The successful applicant will be committed to supporting for the remainder of the academic year and will then be given the opportunity to apply for the post permanently.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work within a driven and supportive team, and will be allocated a mentor in order to train them up as a successful KS2 graduate teaching assistant. This is great opportunity for those with aspirations to teach and will strengthen any teacher training application.

This successful school, in a popular suburb of South Manchester, which is focused on utilising graduate talent and is particularly keen to meet with those with aspirations to teach. This forward-thinking school welcome new ideas, and actively encourage innovative teaching and learning styles. You will require some previous experience working with children but not necessarily within a classroom environment. Applicants who have experience supporting children with SEN would also be encouraged to apply.

To be eligible to apply for this role you will need:
*Transferable experience supporting children - not necessarily within a classroom

*Strong academic background in order to raise attainment and carry out interventions
* Experience and knowledge of SEN desired
* A positive and passionate approach to children's education
* A flexible and adaptable approach to work
* The ability to deliver fun and activities in line with the national curriculum

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 join us and be successful in this graduate role, you will need to:

*This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks
*You CV must have 10 years employment history included and any employment breaks must be explained
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK

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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