Graduate Teaching Assistant - North London Primary School - Islington ** Graduate Teaching Assistant - Classroom Support Teaching Assistant ** ** North London, Islington (Excellent Transport Links) ** ** Key Stage 2 - Teaching Assistant Classroom Support ** ** £70 - £75 daily pay rate. The Candidate - Graduate Teaching Assistant: Are you a recent graduate looking to kick-start your career in education? Do you need that vital school experience before embarking on your PGCE / teacher training or are you considering a future career in teaching and would like to get some experience on the ground floor? A primary school teaching assistant position is the ideal role for those dedicated to honing their skills, building relationships and gaining a better understanding of the school system. As a classroom teaching assistant you will need to be a dynamic and proactive individual confident in your abilities to support primary aged pupils with a passion for providing high levels of support to young people. Previous experience working with children is essential, although not necessarily in a school setting; teaching overseas, volunteering, youth work, tutoring or mentoring will hold you in good stead for your application. Most important is a confident and enthusiastic nature coupled with a dedicated attitude. The Role - Primary Teaching Assistant: This teaching assistant position open to aspiring teachers is an immediate start and will see you working full-time, 5 days per week for the remainder of the academic year, with the opportunity to carry on into the following year dependant on circumstances. You will be supporting across Key Stage 2 with a focus on Numeracy and Literacy support; responsibilities will include guided reading, one to one and small group intervention, and general teaching support. You will be the second teaching assistant assigned to a year 6 class. There is also ample opportunity to gain more responsibilities such as running afterschool or breakfast clubs. The School - North London Primary: Based in the North London borough of Islington near Finsbury Park, this lovely two form entry primary school boasts an excellent support network, both in school and within the community. With a reputation for inclusion the teachers, teaching assistants and senior staff strive to create a nurturing, friendly atmosphere and fun learning environment that has granted the school with a recent 'Outstanding' OFSTED. You will be joining a team of graduate teaching assistants that make up a large portion of the schools SEN department offering you unparalleled support and guidance whilst you gain the tools necessary to continue your career into teaching. Please send your CV to Angelo at Academics to be considered for an immediate interview!