Graduate Teaching Assistant, Watford, Hertfordshire

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Francis Combe AcademyWatford, Hertfordshire

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Start date: July or by arrangment
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: 16,289 - 17,865
Contract term: Permanent

Are you interested in a career in teaching?

Would you like to start your career as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in a rapidly improving secondary school where you will receive excellent continuous professional development and work with an amazing team that is focused on improving the outcomes for our students?

At Francis Combe Academy we set the highest standards , hence we are looking for hardworking and dedicated graduates to join our motivated AEN Department. We are looking to appoint several graduates who would like to have a year in paid employment enabling them to experience first-hand what it is like to work with children in an thriving secondary environment.

If however, you do not want to go down a graduate teaching route, we also welcome your application if you have a particular passion for wanting to make a difference to the lives of young people with additional needs in the classroom. 

We aim that all of our Graduate Teaching Assistants go on to secure a teaching opportunity, either through Schools Direct, or a PCGE route, as examples. 

You will:

  • Work with enthusiastic, well-behaved children
  • Be part of high performing team, where our students are at the centre of everything we do
  • Inspire our students to excel, to meet their full potential & foster a love of learning
  • Work in a Academy where reflection and impact are key

We require Teaching Assistants to work 36.5 hours per week Monday to Friday,  term time only (39 weeks)  Experience of working with students who have additional learning needs would be an advantage but not essential. 

If you require any further information, please contact 

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More about Francis Combe Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Horseshoe Lane, Garston, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD25 7HW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1923 672964
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This is a tremendous opportunity to join us on our exciting journey to becoming an 'Outstanding' Academy.  

Following our successful Ofsted in November 2015, we are now a school of choice, with our admission numbers increasing year on year as a ...