Drama Graduate teaching assistant

Location: Merton
Job Type: Part Time
Industry: Primary SEN Support
Reference: CT34575
Salary: £150 - 200 per day
Job Published: 14 days ago

Job Description: Drama Graduate Teaching Assistant

Location:  Merton

Job Type: Temporary, Part-Time

Salary: £150 - £200 per day

Primary Industry: Education and Training

Job Duties:

  • Assist in providing drama support to primary and early years students
  • Collaborate with teachers to develop and deliver drama lessons
  • Help create and organise drama activities, including rehearsals and performances
  • Guide students in exploring different dramatic techniques and concepts
  • Support students in developing their creativity, confidence, and communication skills through drama
  • Provide individual and group assistance during drama sessions
  • Assist in managing classroom behaviour and ensuring a safe learning environment
  • Help with the preparation of teaching materials and resources
  • Contribute to assessing and evaluating students' progress
  • Communicate effectively with students, teachers, and parents regarding students' performance

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Drama or a related field
  • Experience working with primary or early years students
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of drama techniques and concepts
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Patience and the ability to engage and motivate students
  • Flexibility and adaptability in a dynamic educational environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Postgraduate qualification in Education or Drama
  • Previous experience as a teaching assistant
  • Experience in planning and delivering drama lessons
  • Knowledge of the national curriculum and assessment frameworks
  • First Aid certification

Working Conditions:

The Drama Graduate Teaching Assistant will primarily work within a school setting, assisting in drama sessions and supporting students. The role may involve working with students individually or in groups. The working hours will be part-time, with specific schedules determined by the school. The ability to adapt to the dynamic nature of an educational environment is essential. The role is temporary, with the duration dependent on the needs of the school. The successful candidate will earn a competitive daily rate of £150 - £200 per day.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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