Graduate Teaching Assistant

Croydon, London
Date Posted: 07 Sep 2023
  1. Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Croydon, London

Join Our Team as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in Croydon!

Are you a recent graduate eager to kickstart your career in education? Do you have a passion for working with young minds and shaping the future? We have an exciting opportunity for you! Our mainstream secondary school in Croydon is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Graduate Teaching Assistant to join our team immediately.

Position: Graduate Teaching Assistant

Location: Croydon, Mainstream Secondary School

Start Date: ASAP Contract: Full-Time, Long-Term (Until the end of the academic year)

Salary Range: £80.00 - £100.00 per day (dependent on experience)


As a Graduate Teaching Assistant, you will play a vital role in supporting our students' academic and personal development. Your responsibilities will include:

  1. Classroom Support: Assist teachers in delivering engaging lessons, providing one-on-one support to students, and managing classroom activities.

  2. Small Group Work: Work with small groups of students to reinforce learning concepts and address individual needs.

  3. Special Educational Needs (SEN) Support: Collaborate with the SEN team to support students with diverse learning needs, ensuring an inclusive learning environment.

  4. Behaviour Management: Help maintain a positive and respectful classroom environment by promoting good behaviour and addressing any behavioural issues.

  5. Resource Preparation: Assist in the preparation of teaching materials and resources to enhance the learning experience.

  6. Extra-Curricular Activities: Get involved in extracurricular activities and school events to encourage students' personal growth and development.


To be considered for this role, you should meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree: Hold a degree in any discipline, as we welcome graduates from various backgrounds.

  • Previous Child-Based Experience: Possess prior experience working with children or young people, which could include tutoring, mentoring, volunteering, or other relevant roles.

  • DBS on the Update Service: A current Enhanced DBS check registered on the Update Service is essential for this role.

  • Passion for Education: Display a genuine passion for education and a commitment to helping students succeed.

  • Excellent Communication: Strong communication skills and the ability to build positive relationships with students, staff, and parents.

  • Adaptability: Be adaptable, patient, and able to work effectively in a dynamic and fast-paced educational environment.

Why Choose Us:

  • Career Development: This role offers a fantastic stepping stone for those considering a career in education, with opportunities for further professional development and growth.

  • Supportive Environment: Join a welcoming and supportive team of experienced educators who are dedicated to your success.

  • Competitive Pay: Enjoy a competitive daily rate based on your experience.

If you are a graduate with a passion for education and are ready to make a difference in the lives of young learners, we want to hear from you! Apply now to become a Graduate Teaching Assistant at our mainstream secondary school in Croydon.

To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are interested in this position.

Don't miss this opportunity to embark on a rewarding career in education. Apply today and help shape the future of our students!

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