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PE Teaching Assistant Dorking

Academics Ltd

Up to £80 per day

Dorking, Surrey

Fixed Term | Contract Hours



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Physical Education plays a large part in the boy's life at this school, an ability to combine this with their academic education is key to their behaviour and progress. Your own interest Sports Psychology will be an area that you will be able to pursue and develop here.

This PE Teaching Assistant Dorking - based in a specialist provision for boys, aged 9-16, who have all been excluded from their mainstream education. Positive reinforcement and restorative practice plays a large part in this role as the boys discover who they are and manage the traumas they have been through. The boys have a personalised curriculum of which, Drama, Music and Art play a large part in allowing the boys to express themselves.

The core subjects will underpin what you do with the boys, they need a creative outlet in which to express those interests. They need a safe education space within this.

Drama aids with positive re-enforcement, it's a great way of focussing the boys on their objective of getting back into mainstream education or into a local college, when they leave the school

With the current context, have your objectives changed and how? Could this Drama Teaching Assistant role help you achieve those? If you are looking to raise attainment with students who have been through traumas, social, emotional and mental health issues and want to diversify your portfolio, this is a good way in doing so.

Have you volunteered with or worked with young learners and adults with mental health challenges? Did you do this as part of your family, before or after university or as part of a sincere interest? The above questions will help you decide if this is a career path for you, using your natural drama and personable skills in a creative, improvised way.

This role isn't for everyone, it can be incredibly challenging and rewarding - a real dichotomy and contradiction at times, but incredibly rewarding. Some of the good work you install, you will never get to see the full fruits of.

How have your objectives have changed over the last few weeks, why do you want to pursue teaching and Psychology?

Drama Teaching Assistant Dorking - Sincerity and Empathy are key here - knowing why you want to work with the most vulnerable of students

***LSA role, working 1:1 and in small seminar groups - max of 6-8 in a class - Increasing attainment in a number of different areas

***All Male provision, students are all male, aged 9-16. All have been excluded from their mainstream schools, focus on positive reinforcement

***8:45 to 4pm - £80 per day, PAYE, Monday to Friday, Contract until July 2021

***Working with specialist Teachers & SEN specialists at work, as well as several tutors and LSAs

***Focus on GSCE and AQA subjects, huge push on creative subjects.

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