Graduate Teaching Assistants needed - March 2020 - Southwark

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Graduate Teaching Assistants needed -Southwark – March 2020

Southwark and surrounding boroughs

£70 – £90 per day

This mixed 3 form entry (3 classes per year group) Primary school are looking for several Graduate Teaching Assistants for March 2020

The ideal candidate will have the ambition to become a teacher and be looking to gain experience as a Teaching Assistant prior to undertaking the relevant steps needed to gain your PGCE (post graduate certificate or education)

This is a contracted role until July 2020 with the view to continue in to the new 2020/2021 academic year and then become permanent for the right person.

Graduate Teaching Assistant

We currently seeking several Graduate Teaching Assistants who are looking to gain experience in the education sector prior to pursuing a PGCE. The school is looking for someone who is looking for an opportunity to build on their professional development, have the willingness to learn and is confident in motivating and inspiring pupils. Your role will involve supporting pupils aged 5 – 11 in class through various subjects and you may also be required to work with students who have additional needs.

The School

Graded 'Good' by Ofsted in all areas.

The school has a number of Teachers who have started as Teaching Assistants at the school and have now successfully transitioned in teaching roles. Due to this, there is a real sense of family and community amongst the staff there.

The senior leadership team at the school are extremely supportive and bring extensive experience to help you achieve your potential.

As a junior school, you will be working with key stage 1 & 2 pupils in years 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 aged 5-11.

The school is a diverse and multi-cultural school where pupils' personal development and well-being are central to our ethos. Every child is valued and their unique qualities are recognised and encouraged. Lessons are inspiring and a love of learning is encouraged in pupils.

At the school they work together to ensure each pupil reaches their full potential. Pupil voice is highly valued and we work in close partnership with parents and carers to develop personal, social, moral, spiritual and cultural well-being.

High expectations for all our children enable them to become resilient, independent, confident and successful learners.

The school can boast a wide range of awards and accreditations which the staff work enthusiastically towards. They currently hold the Inclusion Mark, Arts Council Award for Commitment to the Arts, Eco Citizen Award, Food for Life Award, Primary Geography Quality Mark, Science Mark Silver, Healthy School Award, Activemark and Sportsmark as well as a Readathon Certificate of Achievement. They have also been designated as a NPQH Leadership School by the National College for School Leadership. Achieving these helps them to celebrate the high standards and love of learning which is instilled in all their pupils.

Key Responsibilities

Build a rapport with Staff and Pupils
Managing behaviour
Supporting all aspects of the Curriculum
In class and out of class support
Working alongside class teachers and other members of staffMinimum Requirements

Graduates with a minimum 2:2 degree
Competent in support English, Maths, Science
At least 1+ years' experience working with Young People
Any additional skills such as Languages or Arts/Music would be beneficialBenefits

Long Term Position may lead to permanent contract
Professional Development
Personal Consultant
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If you are interested in this role, please submit your CV


All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
You must have legal right to work in the UK
You must be willing to attend a registration interviewVeritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.


'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community