Teaching Assistant

Greenwich, London
Date Posted: 14 Nov 2023
  1. Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

Teaching Assistant

Greenwich, London

Join Our Team as a Teaching Assistant at Mainstream Secondary School in Greenwich

Are you passionate about education and eager to make a positive impact in the lives of young students? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our dedicated team as a Teaching Assistant at a vibrant Mainstream Secondary School in Greenwich. This full-time and long-term position is available immediately and will continue until the end of the academic year.


As a Teaching Assistant, you will play a vital role in supporting students and teachers in the classroom. Your responsibilities will include:

  1. Assisting teachers in delivering engaging lessons and maintaining a positive learning environment.
  2. Providing one-on-one support to students, helping them with their academic progress and addressing any challenges they may face.
  3. Supervising students during activities, ensuring their safety and promoting positive behaviour.
  4. Assisting with classroom management, including setting up resources and materials for lessons.
  5. Collaborating with teachers to develop and implement individualised education plans (IEPs) for students with special educational needs.
  6. Providing feedback to teachers on student performance and progress.
  7. Promoting inclusivity and fostering a supportive and respectful atmosphere within the classroom.
  8. Being a positive role model for students, encouraging their personal and academic development.


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

  1. Previous child-based experience is essential. This could include experience as a Teaching Assistant, tutor, mentor, or any other relevant role.
  2. A valid and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate on the update service is mandatory.
  3. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to connect with students and build rapport.
  4. Passion for education and a genuine desire to help students succeed.
  5. Flexibility and adaptability to work effectively in a dynamic classroom environment.
  6. Ability to work collaboratively with teachers and other staff members.
  7. A degree or equivalent qualification is desirable, making this position an excellent opportunity for recent graduates interested in pursuing a career in education.


  1. Competitive daily rates ranging from £80.00 to £100.00, depending on experience and qualifications.
  2. Valuable hands-on experience in a renowned mainstream secondary school.
  3. Opportunity to work with passionate educators and contribute to the growth and development of young minds.
  4. Ongoing support and professional development opportunities to enhance your skills.
  5. A chance to make a positive impact in the lives of students and help shape their educational journey.

Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to kickstart your career in education. Apply now by submitting your resume and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and passion for teaching. We look forward to welcoming you to our team at Mainstream Secondary School in Greenwich.

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