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Teaching Assistant

Veritas Education Recruitment



£1600 - £1900/month


Posted: 03/08/2022

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Teaching Assistant

Location: Brixton
Position: Teaching Assistant
Start date: September
Pay: £1600 - £1900 per monthFor the new academic year we have an amazing opportunity at an OFSTED 'outstanding' school that are looking to hire a teaching assistant for a KS2 position. Recent graduates or experienced teaching assistants are welcome to apply. The school believe that there are a number of personal qualities which are essential for a successful, productive and happy life in the future. The school believe that they play a key role in supporting children and setting them up for a successful future. This is achieved through the staff working together, with the families and the wider community, to support the development of well-rounded young adults.

As a KS2 teaching assistant you will be tasked with the responsibility of providing support to all the children in the classroom; helping with interventions for underperforming pupils, assisting SEN pupils one to one and aiding the higher achieiving students when necessary.

The school are a 4 form entry with supportive staff across the year group that are happy to assist new staff members settle into their new setting. Furthermore, its closely located to a tube station and offers parking for all long term staff.


Teaching Assistant support for Pupils

Support pupils to make good academic progress, under the direction of the teacher and Inclusion leader
Set challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence
Implement group or 1:1 interventions to support pupils who have emotional or social barriers to learning
Establish constructive relationships with pupils, acting as a role model and setting high expectations
Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils
Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher
Attend to the pupils' personal needs, and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, physical, hygiene, first aid and welfare matters
Understand Individual Education Plans & Behaviour Support Plans and assist to implement these, under the guidance of the teacherTeaching Assistant Support for Teachers

Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment, in accordance with lesson plans and assist with the display of pupils' work
Use strategies, under the direction of the teacher, to support pupils to achieve learning goals
Discuss with the teacher how learning activities are to be organised and what their own support role will be
Monitor pupils' responses to learning activities and accurately record and feedback to the teacher as directed
Promote good pupil behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour
Provide administrative support, e.g. photocopying, typing, filing, collecting money, administer courseworkQUALIFICATIONS


Good literacy skills - GCSE Grade C or above in English Language; Level 2 English or above; or equivalent
Good numeracy skills- GCSE Grade C or above in Maths; Level 2 Maths or above; or equivalent Desirable for a teaching assistant

An honours degree (preferably Upper Second) or equivalentIf you would like to be considered for this teaching assistant opportunity, please send your application and if successful we will contact you with full information about the role and the school. Or feel free to call (phone number removed) and ask to speak to one of our consultants.

I look forward to hearing from you!


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

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