Graduate Teaching Assistant

Hillingdon, London
CCL2503201_1585300976
Date Posted:27 Mar 2020
  1. Teaching Assistant
£70 - £75 per day
  1. Long-term

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Hillingdon, London
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Tradewind Recruitment is working with a progressive, inclusive and diverse Secondary School in Hillingdon who are looking for Graduate Teaching Assistants to join their team in the new academic year. These posts will be offered on a full time, long term basis, commencing in September 2020 and running through until the end of the academic year in Jul 2021.


This full time position as a Graduate Teaching Assistant, you will be supporting the most vulnerable students who have mild special needs, learning or behavioural needs, supporting them throughout the year to help them to achieve their personal bests.


As a Graduate Teaching Assistant, you will:

Support key students within KS3 and KS4 classes ensuring they are engaged with the lesson

Work with Teachers and the Inclusion team to differentiate lessons plans to meet the need of your key students

Run small group and individual lessons / interventions to focus on areas of the curriculum your key students are struggling with

Assist with homework and lunch time clubs, especially focussing on your subject strength


This position would be best suited for an aspiring Secondary Teacher who is eager to gain valuable classroom experience before continuing their training to become a qualified Teacher. The successful candidate will:

Be a recent graduate holding a degree in any subject (2:1 minimum); those graduating from English, Science or Maths disciplines are highly sought after.

Be passionate about education and seeing the most vulnerable students receive the individual and specialised support they need.

Have a confident, enthusiastic and caring nature, who can quickly build successful relationships with students and staff members alike.

Be a hard worker, who uses their own initiative, and works well in a large team setting


This supportive Secondary School in Hillingdon is well known for supporting teacher through their Teacher Training so is a fantastic environment in which to commence your career in education. Well serviced by the Metropolitan and Piccadilly lines, as well as local bus services, this school is easily accessible from West London and the Home County borders. Free off-street parking is also available for those who drive.

Click 'Apply' to be considered for this exceptional opportunity as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in Hillingdon. Or for more information about the role, please call, or send your CV to Caitlin; 0207 845 5450 option 2 / Caitlin.Cranwell@twrecruitment.com


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


To join us and be successful in this Graduate Teaching Assistant role you will need to:

Be a recent graduate holding a Bachelor's Degree with a 2:1 minimum

This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks

Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained

You must have the legal right to work in the UK


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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