x4 Teaching Assistant, Watford, September 2022

Prospero teaching are currently seeking candidates who are interested in becoming Teaching Assistant's to work at a vibrant and friendly secondary school.

The Teaching Assistant teaching posts information:
A popular, Ofsted good, school located in Watford, Hertfordshire is seeking recent enthusiastic and compassionate people to join the department and assist the teachers and students within the classroom. The ideal person 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 Teaching Assistant role:

  • Good GCSE Grades
  • Degree Qualified

You will also need eligibility to work in the UK and be willing to apply for DBS disclosure.

What does the Teaching Assistant role involve?

The Teaching Assistant role includes supporting the class teacher and students during lessons, 1:1 session, 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 Teaching assistant?
As a 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 Teaching Assistant, you'll learn and implement strategies to support students engage with the curriculum.

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 Teaching Assistant role.

Hertfordshire, England, UK