Graduate Teaching Assistant
Location: Barnet, London — a five minute walk from High Barnet tube station
Start: September 2019
Opportunity for an exceptional candidate to be a founding teaching assistant, shaping a brand new ARK secondary school in Barnet
Next September, Ark Pioneer, a non-selective secondary school, will open the doors to our brand new building in Barnet and welcome in our first year 7. By the time they reach year 13, we’ll have over a thousand pupils. We will deliver a standard of education matching the very best schools in the country. Our vision is that every pupil leaves Ark Pioneer with real options, be it embarking on the university course of their choice or starting out in their chosen career.
We are recruiting a founding team of exceptional staff to achieve our vision and work together to create a genuinely outstanding school. The Graduate Teaching Assistant will work closely with the SENCO to shape our inclusion department and develop exceptional pupil support provision.
We will consider candidates who have not worked previously as a Teaching Assistant if they have experience working successfully to support pupils and/or are interested in pursuing a career in education. The successful candidate will grow with our school: we will develop you, providing one-to-one support, coaching and access to extensive network training.
The ideal candidate will
• Have a strong academic background, with good A Levels or equivalent, and a good degree
• Have the commitment, skills and character required to work successfully with young people
• Share the Ark Pioneer vision and be aligned with the six pillars underpinning it
Please submit your application by 9am on Friday 28th June. For further information or any technical queries please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing Date: Friday 28th June
Interviews: Week beginning 1st July
Contract: Full time, term time only
We value diversity and are committed to safeguarding and promoting child welfare. The successful candidate will be subject to DBS and any other relevant employment checks.