Graduate Teaching Assistants, Derbyshire

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Foremarke Hall, Repton Preparatory SchoolDerbyshire

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £11,000
Contract term: Fixed Term

Graduate Teaching Assistants 

Responsible to: Head of Boarding

Full time, fixed-term contract (12 month position)

The successful candidate will be expected to play a full part in the life of our busy boarding preparatory school which is located in a spectacular rural location in South Derbyshire. We provide and an ideal place for living out the ethos of allowing children to be children. We strive to realise the potential in all of our pupils, from the classroom to the stage or to the sports pitch.

We are now seeking several full-time Resident Graduate Teaching Assistants to enhance the Sports, Boarding and Language departments, on a fixed term contract for the academic year 2020/2021 to assist with the teaching and our thriving extra-curricular programme.  This role would particularly suit someone who is keen to pursue a career in teaching.

The role would suit recent graduates who have the ability to coach their specialist sport to a high level. The post may be adapted to suit the specific talents of the candidate, but the successful candidate will be an enthusiastic sportsperson, with qualifications or experience playing and coaching Hockey, Netball, and/or Football. Applications are particularly welcomed by those with the ability to speak and teach the Spanish language.  

This post will be ideally suited to anyone considering PE or language teaching as a career and who would like a year of experience in a supportive school prior to beginning a PGCE or other teaching training. 

Duties will include supporting academic staff in the delivery of lessons, extra-curricular and pastoral programmes in a variety of learning environments.  The successful candidate will enjoy the chance to shape our enthusiastic young pupils and will enjoy the support of a school with a strong sense of community for resident staff.

A competitive salary and on-site accommodation, food and access to facilities will be provided. Use of the onsite pool and gym facilities at Repton are also included.

The closing date for applications is Friday 21st February 2020

An application form and further details can be downloaded from our website,  

Candidates should submit a completed application form together with a letter outlining their suitability for the post, to the Head of Boarding  

Early application is advised as an appointment will be made upon finding a suitable candidate.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Repton School is committed to safeguarding & protecting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and The Disclosure and Barring Service.

Repton Prep School welcomes applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion

Repton Preparatory School, a company limited by guarantee, registered in England 

More about Foremarke Hall, Repton Preparatory School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 13 years
Address: Foremarke Hall, Milton, Derby, Derbyshire, DE65 6EJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1283 707100
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Foremarke Hall is a day and boarding preparatory school of 460 pupils, aged from 3 to 13, set in the fifty-acre grounds of an eighteenth century Palladian mansion in South Derbyshire. As a school we believe that the most valuable education is one tha...