Graduate Assistant English, Cambridgeshire

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North Cambridge AcademyCambridgeshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: UQT 1 £16,626
Contract term: Fixed Term


North Cambridge Academy is looking to appoint a Graduate Assistant to English. The successful candidate will work in the English Department for a fixed period of 12 months during term time. The role is an exciting opportunity for a graduate considering a career in teaching. The position will offer a comprehensive experience developing skills in a supportive and collegiate environment. The opportunity would act as an excellent introduction to a teacher training qualification.

The successful candidate will be fully immersed in the day to day life of the English department; assisting in the classroom, intervention work with small groups of pupils, promoting reading schemes and contributing to the extra- curricular programme. This varied role will afford the post holder the opportunity to join a thriving group of individuals, who pride themselves in offering an incredible learning experience. 

Graduate Assistants at North Cambridge Academy can look forward to a high quality induction package and a wide range of CPD opportunities. On successful completion of their one-year contract, assistants may be considered to progress to teacher training - CMAT has Teaching School status. All NCA staff benefit from promotion opportunities within the wider family of CMAT schools. 

We can offer you: 

· Induction programme for new staff 

· Weekly training sessions and staff meetings to ensure effective communication 

· Employee Assistance Programme to help support you in everyday life as well as career decisions

· Staff social activities, including staff fitness and wellbeing sessions

· Free breakfast in the school restaurant and free tea and coffee throughout the day.

· Ample on site car parking in a city location.

North Cambridge Academy moved into a brand new state of the art building two years ago, which affords us an excellent working and learning environment. We are situated to the north of the city, approximately a mile from the centre of Cambridge. There is easy access from the A14 and we are

close to the new Cambridge North train station. Cambridge is a vibrant university city with a growing reputation as a great place to work and live. 

If you would like to join an Academy demonstrating a serious commitment to impact on pupil progress, we welcome your application 

Please note that we do not accept CV’s.

For further information please contact Alison Gallagher PA to the Principal agallagher@northcambridgeacademy.org or telephone 01223 491 530 

North Cambridge Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This means that the post holder will have a shared responsibility for the safe guarding of all children and young people. The post holder also has an implicit duty to promote the welfare of all children and young people. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Arbury Road, Kings Hedges, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 2JF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1223 491 500
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