Teaching Assistant – Health


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Teaching Assistant – Health



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Job Title: Teaching Assistant – HealthLocation: Highbury Campus, PortsmouthSalary: £23,277.00 FTEJob Type: 37 Hours per week, 40 Weeks per year, Full-Time, PermanentAbout City of Portsmouth College:Welcome to the City of Portsmouth College where learning meets opportunity. Nestled on the stunning south coast of England and boasting a selection of sprawling campuses, a proven place in which employees of all levels can hone their skills and develop within their given field. Portsmouth boasts a rich maritime heritage, is the birthplace of Charles Dickens and home to the British Navy all of which is captivated by the City of Portsmouth College and its representatives throughout. We’re proud to be part of this vibrant city and are fully committed to fostering growth & excellence in education.We aspire to become the employer of choice in the Portsmouth area, promoting a progressive, supportive and rewarding workplace culture. Here at COPC, we offer ongoing support, professional development / training and guidance alongside competitive benefits to all staff. By joining us you can be a part of the journey to shape the next generations educational journey and you will play a pivotal role in supporting the growth and development of our brilliant students, turning them into future leaders and innovators.Benefits:

  • Annual Leave – 25 days plus 8 days bank holidays and plus a 2 week winter shutdown
  • Local Government Pension Scheme 26.10%
  • Learning & Development programmes by The Community Adult Education Department
  • Online discounts: Unidays, Student Beans and Totum with a COPC email address
  • Free car parking across all campus sites
  • Discounted membership for onsite campus gyms
  • Ongoing training and development to aid your career

About The Role:Our Teaching Assistants *Health* play a crucial role in supporting students and lecturers within health-related courses. The day to day will typically include assisting with practical demonstrations, preparing teaching materials and providing one to one or small group support to students. They may also support with administrative tasks such as maintaining student records and organising required equipment for practical sessions.Additionally, our TA’s contribute to creating a positive learning environment by offering academic guidance and fostering student engagement and participation during lectures / workshops. Overall, our TA’s within Health play a vital role in enhancing the learning experience and academic success of students pursuing health related studies.COPC fully supports our TA’s to gain teacher status and offers a full training program which is developed to meet individual needs to enable them on their career journey.Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To support lecturers in preparing and delivering health related course materials
  • Assist with practical demonstrations and experiments during classes
  • Provide one to one or small group support to students who require additional help
  • Help maintain student records and assist with administrative tasks where needed
  • Organise and set up equipment for practical sessions
  • Offer academic guidance and feedback to students on their coursework
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment within the classroom
  • Encourage student engagement and participation during lectures and workshops
  • Collaborate with faculty members to assess student progress and adjust teaching strategies accordingly
  • Stay updated with relevant curriculum changes and educational practices in the field of health education

The Candidate:

  • Holds a relevant level 3 qualification in a health-related field such as health sciences, nursing or public health etc
  • Familiarity with the curriculum and subject matter of the courses they will be assisting with
  • Evidence of commitment to professional development
  • A good standard of Maths and English
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to interact effectively with students, lecturers and staff

Diversity and Inclusion:Equality, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are central to the work of City of Portsmouth College. This underpins the vision of the College to transform lives through providing exceptional education and training.The College’s commitment to Equality, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion is reflected in the continued successful promotion of these strands through the curriculum, enrichment activities and the range of direct and indirect student support services.Pre Employment Checks:The City of Portsmouth College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our college. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and two references.We do not accept CV’s from agencies for these roles. Please click the APPLY button to submit your CV for this role.

Expected salary

£23277 per year



Job date

Wed, 24 Apr 2024 00:15:03 GMT

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