Job description

Job Title: School Teaching Assistant – Secondary Level
Location: Durham
Daily Rate: £70 – £90
Nature of Employment: Long Term

GSL Education are actively looking for candidates who have experience working with Secondary pupils. We here at GSL have a great reputation in the area and are renowned for our professional and personable service. With more than 17 years of experience, we have a wealth of knowledge and connections that we will use to help find a placement that suits you.  Our rates are highly competitive and we have day-day, long-term and permanent contracts available around your requirements. 
The school setting is based in Durham and is easy to access by Car and Public transport.
Current vacancies are looking for candidates to work full-time (i.e. Monday to Friday) in the Secondary provision.
Applicants are expected to have experience in both Mainstream as well as SEN support within the school premises. If selected, they must operate under the direction of the class teacher, where they are expected to support small groups of students to lead interventions and educational activities. Moreover, they must liaise with other staff members and outside agencies to ensure individual pupils needs and EHCP outcomes are met.
Candidates who can drive will be given greater priority.

Essential Requirements:-
  • English language reading and comprehension to GCSE standard
  • Numeracy skills to GCSE standard
  • A good understanding of the UK National Curriculum
  • Transferable skills of working with adults or children that need emotional support
  • Challenging Behaviour Settings 
  • Health and Social Care Settings 
  • 1:1 Support (if needed) 
  • SEN experienced
  • Enhanced DBS on the updated service – or be willing to apply for one immediately
GSL Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All our roles are subject to relevant checks and procedures. Our advertised teaching roles relate to real vacancies that exist at our client schools.  
For further information on this role or to apply, please do not hesitate to contact Sarah at GSL Education.