Graduate Teaching Assistant

Merton, UK
12 Jul 2019
04 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Tradewind are recruiting! Have you recently graduated and are now looking for a position in a classroom?

Tradewind are currently working with a heavily over-subscribed girl's secondary school in Merton who are seeking a Graduate Teaching Assistant to join their team on a full time, long term basis from September 2019. This role will suit a recent graduate from any specialism, however graduates with degrees in English, Mathematics, Science, Geography or History would be highly regarded.

This is a full time, one-year contract with a possibility of becoming permanent for the right candidate.

As a graduate Teaching Assistant, you will be working with student across Key stages 3, 4 and 5 in multiple subjects. Your role is to support the learning needs of students who require assistance in accessing the curriculum or who need additional challenge in order to extend their learning. Some of the students you work with will have mild to moderate learning difficulties and special needs which will see you running small group and individual intervention lessons to facilitate academic, social and emotional improvement.

This secondary school has an academy status with over 1700 students enrolled this current year. They are a inclusive community, this is recognised by the Rights Respecting UNICEF Gold Award. The students at this This Ofsted graded "good" Academy, benefit from being educated by a dedicated team of professionals. Staff and students work together in pleasant surroundings with high quality facilities. This combination ensures that they continue to deliver on thier mission statement providing:

'The best education today for the women of tomorrow'

The successful candidate for this Graduate Teaching Assistant position will:

• Have a strong academic background; hold a minimum 2:1 degree and have strong A Levels and GCSE

• Be a confident, charismatic and positive individual who can quickly build rapport

• Be passionate, encouraging, nurturing and have a passion for education

• Have excellent communication skills and be able to work well as a part of a team

• This position would also suit a graduate with a strong desire to become a teacher in the future

This Outstanding school offers a supportive, friendly environment in which to work and learn. The successful candidate will be a passionate, flexible and caring individual eager to commence their career in education.

The benefits of registering with Tradewind:

• We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay

• We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 30 to be exact!

• Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a brilliant bonus!

• Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success

• Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement

• Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability

• Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a Secondary Teaching Assistant in Merton. Or for more information about the role, please call, or send your CV to Seema; (phone number removed) option 2 /

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most. Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer

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