Graduate Teaching Assistant Cardiff
About the job
The Graduate Teaching Assistant teaching posts information: Graduates with a degree to join our agency workers to assist the teachers and students within classrooms. The ideal Graduate will be a clear communicator, someone dedicated, be a good role model and be passionate about building rapport with students.
Qualifications required to fill this Graduate Teaching Assistant role:
- degree qualified
- Good GCSE Grades
You will also need eligibility to work in the UK and be willing to apply for DBS disclosure.
What does the Graduate Teaching Assistant role involve:
The Graduate teaching role includes supporting the class teacher and students during lessons, 1:1 sessions, intervention groups and working with other departments. The lessons will have delivered to all year groups Key Stage 3, Key stage 4 and the desire to work with Key Stage 5 is preferable but not essential.
What is the purpose of my role as a Graduate teaching assistant?
As a Graduate teaching assistant, you will be exposed to students of various abilities, you will need to analyse data and build up your ability to raise attainment using skills, lesson plans, numeracy and literacy tasks to raise attainment. Again, this will build your knowledge of how students are monitored, data is analysed and attainment is raised and students are managed more effectively by teachers. As a Graduate teaching assistant you’ll learn and implement strategies to support students engage with the curriculum and
What will Prospero and the school do to help me if I have no experience?
As a new member of staff, you will be given an induction by Prospero and allocated a line manager in the school, usually the Higher Learning Teaching Assistant and SENCO. These people will provide you with extensive guidance and support, you will also be supported by Prospero. Regular meetings and CPD training sessions are offered by Prospero and the school to ensure you are learning, growing and developing within the Graduate teaching assistant role. Resources at the school are fantastic; all departments are well resourced, have a supportive team and are keen to secure someone to essentially support them.
Teachers rely on the teaching assistants to support the lower ability, gifted and talented or more disruptive students to ensure the teaching and learning is happening effectively across levels. You will be informed of the behaviour management policy and the strategies in order to manage any challenges you may face, this will in turn build your knowledge and ability to manage behaviour more effectively should you wish to become a teacher in the future.
The school and Prospero teaching endeavour to support your career at every stage, both offering you a variety of CPD courses to enrich and progress your career further.
If this Graduate teaching assistant role has sparked your interest and you would like to hear more about this teaching position, then please apply to this ad with your updated CV.
Know a Graduate interested in exploring teaching in the Cardiff area, If so, please refer us their details and CV over to us and you will be offered a referral bonus (conditions apply).
Please note that any candidates who are deemed as unsuitable for this job will not be contacted due to the high volume of applications we receive.