English Teaching Assistant

Posted 23 November by REED Education
Do you hold a degree in English or Drama degree?

Are you looking to train as an English or Drama Teacher in the future and would like to gain as much experience as a Teaching Assistant in a classroom prior to starting training?

Do you have experience of working with and supporting young people in or outside of the classroom?

A successful Secondary School located in Waltham Forest, East London are looking to recruit a English Teaching Assistant in their popular and ever growing English department, Interested?

The successful English Teaching Assistant will spend the majority of their time working with GCSE pupils in English but there will be a requirement to work with A Level classes, depending on the demands of the curriculum. Due to the subjects on the curriculum it is essential that your degree will be in, or centred on, literature and language. Knowledge of different Literature on top of your specialism will of course be put to good use in the department as will a sound understanding of different principles.

As an English Teaching Assistant you will be there to support the class teacher in any given topic, helping students grasp theories and gain a better understanding of learning objectives in English. In this varying role there will be time spent working with smaller groups, who may have difficulties in a given area as well as developing gifted and talented pupils.

This really is a varied role and requires patience, understanding and a desire to get the best out of all the pupils you’re in contact with. Flexibility and hard work really is the key to becoming a successful Teaching Assistant.

Your experiences in the classroom can be put to excellent use both in practical terms during your teacher training and also in support of your PGCE application.

If you’re committed to a future in education and would like to put your knowledge to good use, then please email a copy of your CV to Jonelle.Foxe@reedglobal.com
Benefits of working with Reed Education:
When you work with Reed Education, you will have access to a range of expertise and advice as well as benefits. We can provide you with:
• Competitive pay rates
• 24/7 access to a personal consultant who is an expert in Education recruitment
• The ability to sign up to our Reed rewards, discount and pension schemes
• Access to a huge range of teaching opportunities through our network of branches across England and Wales
If this sounds like a role that you would like, please forward us your most up to date CV by clicking ‘Apply Now’. If you have any questions, then don’t hesitate to contact your local Reed Education branch, we would love to speak to you and help you figure out the next step in your career.

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Application questions

Are you a Graduate?
Are you Intrested in English?
Do you have an updated DBS?

Reference: 34727235

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