An opportunity to work in an outstanding, high-achieving secondary school
(Initial one year contract, term-time)
Platanos College is a secondary school which provides an outstanding curriculum for pupils aged 11-16. We have excellent transport links to enable easy access from central London and London fringe areas. Judged ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted during 2014/2015, our third successive ‘Outstanding’ rating, we pride ourselves on our high expectations, our focus on the learning of our pupils and overall academic excellence.
We are seeking enthusiastic Graduate Teaching Assistants. This post is suited to applicants considering a future career in teaching or someone with an interest in education.
Ideal candidates will:
- Have an honours degree ideally in English, Maths, Science or Humanities
- Work to drive our vision of Academic Excellence
- Have experience working with young people in a paid or voluntary capacity
- Be a positive role model for all pupils.
Platanos College will support the applicants through the Platanos Trust training programme and staff will be positioned according to their skill set.
This role will involve small group teaching in English, numeracy as well as supporting the emotional development of small groups of pupils. Training will be provided throughout the year where appropriate.
For further information about us please visit www.platanoscollege.com
Applicants should complete the employment application form found on our website detailing their skills and experience relevant to the above and return by post or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications: Friday 21 July 2017.
Start date: September 2017.
Platanos College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check (formerly known as a CRB check) and will be checked against the DBS barred list. Appointments are subject to the receipt of satisfactory references as according to our Safer Recruitment Policy.
Clapham Road, London SW9 0AL
Tel: 020 7733 6156
Fax: 020 7738 6196