Teaching Assistant

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

Teaching Assistant

Lewisham, London

Join Our Team as a Teaching Assistant!

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of young learners? Do you have a desire to explore a rewarding career in education? We have an exciting opportunity for a Teaching Assistant to join our team at a mainstream secondary school in Lewisham.

Position: Teaching Assistant
Location: Lewisham, London
Start Date: Immediate
Contract: Full-time, long-term (until the end of the academic year)


  • Competitive pay ranging from £80.00 to £100.00 per day (dependent on experience)
  • Valuable experience working in a mainstream secondary school environment
  • Opportunity for personal and professional growth
  • Supportive and collaborative team

Responsibilities: As a Teaching Assistant, you will play a vital role in supporting the teaching and learning activities within the classroom. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting the classroom teacher with lesson preparation and planning
  • Providing one-on-one or small group support to students
  • Monitoring student progress and providing feedback
  • Managing behaviour and promoting a positive learning environment
  • Collaborating with the teacher to develop and adapt learning materials
  • Supporting students with special educational needs or disabilities
  • Participating in extracurricular activities and school events


  • Previous child-based experience is essential
  • A valid DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) certificate on the update service
  • Enthusiasm and a genuine interest in education and child development
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build positive relationships with students, parents, and colleagues
  • Resilience and adaptability in a fast-paced school environment
  • Flexibility to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • A degree or equivalent qualification is desirable but not essential

How to Apply: If you are a graduate seeking to kickstart your career in education and meet the requirements mentioned above, we would love to hear from you! Please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience to the email address provided below.

Email: freddie.sandford@twrecruitment.com

Join our dedicated team and make a difference in the lives of students in a vibrant mainstream secondary school setting. Take the first step towards a rewarding career in education by applying for the Teaching Assistant role today!

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