Graduate Primary Co-Teacher

Ark Globe Academy, London, SE1 6AG

15 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    31 August 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent salary

Grade 5 (£8,221- £9,483)

Actual salary

Grade 5 (£8,221- £9,483)

Graduate Primary Co-Teacher job summary

Reports to: Primary Vice Principal

Start date: September 2022

Salary: Grade 5 (£8,221- £9,483)

Hours: 8am – 4pm, term time only, part-time (2 days a week)

The Role

To support pupils, parents, teachers, and the school to establish a supportive and nurturing learning environment in which children make rapid academic progress and form habits of excellence.

Key responsibilities

  • To support individuals and groups of pupils to help them learn
  • Provide support for learning and playtimes
  • Feeding back to the teacher/Inclusion Manager on progress made
  • Promote independent learning
  • Encouraging children to take responsibility for their own learning and promoting development of self-esteem
  • To support teachers, parents and other colleagues to help create an effective and purposeful learning environment.

Outcomes and activities

Learning Support

  • Promote inclusion and acceptance of all pupils in the school, including those with physical, learning and behaviour difficulties
  • Work with teachers to assess the needs of individual children
  • Work with the Inclusion Manager and other teachers to implement provision maps and develop resources for pupils who have: English as a second language, speech or language impairments, or behaviours that interfere with learning and/or relationships
  • Plan and facilitate small group teaching
  • Plan and undertake direction for one to one teaching and intervention
  • Observe, record and feedback information of pupil performance
  • Assist in creating materials for curriculum delivery and display boards
  • Assist with whole class teaching when appropriate
  • Assist with behaviour management within and outside the classroom.
  • Provide off-site community based opportunities for pupils, if appropriate to the job assignment.
  • Assist pupils' achievement outside of the classroom, e.g. computer lab, library

Other support

  • Supervise pupils at playtime and lunchtime
  • Assist with follow-through for related services, e.g., speech/language therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy
  • Maintain pupil and family confidentiality
  • Attend regular meetings and training, as required
  • Maintain stock supplies and distribute as required
  • Run extra-curricular activities and participate in trips and visits


  • Undertake other various responsibilities as directed by the Headteacher and Inclusion Manager

Person Specification: Graduate Primary Co-Teacher

Qualification Criteria

  • Maths and English GCSE or equivalent at grade B or above
  • Qualified to degree level
  • Right to work in UK


  • Experience of establishing successful learning relationships with a variety of pupils at the relevant age
  • Experience of the role of a TA and in particular classroom organisation and management (desirable)
  • Experience of supporting the planning and delivery of the curriculum (desirable)


Personal characteristics

  • Genuine passion and a belief in the potential of every pupil
  • Helpful, positive, calm and caring nature
  • Able to establish good working relationships with all staff
  • Able to follow instructions accurately but make good judgments and lead when required

Specific skills

  • Excellent communication skills, including written and oral
  • Excellent mathematical and English skills
  • Competent with computers and other technology
  • Good administrative and organisational skills
  • Able to lead intervention sessions for pupils after receiving comprehensive training
  • Able to understand and implement particular strategies and methods to help pupils to improve their learning and enjoyment of learning
  • Able to help implement the necessary routines and patterns to establish good behaviour management within the school
  • Able to deal with minor incidents, first aid, and the personal health and hygiene of the pupils
  • Understands the importance of confidentiality and discretion

Other desirable training and skills

  • Certified teaching assistant course or training
  • First Aid training
  • Training and practice in Ruth Miskin’s ‘Read, Write Inc.’
  • An interest in a sporting or musical activity


  • Commitment to equality of opportunity and the safeguarding and welfare of all pupils
  • Willingness to undertake training
  • This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

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About Ark Globe Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 18
School size
1341 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 18
Contact email

At Ark Globe Academy we have the highest aspirations for all our children to ensure they are prepared for university and inspired to be leaders in their community. We offer our students a first class education based on high quality teaching and experiences outside of the classroom.

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