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Teaching Assistant

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  • Sector:

    Secondary Support

  • Job type:

    Permanent Contracts

  • Salary:

    £72 - £105 per day

  • Contact:

    Rahul Bahal

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Teaching Assistant

  • Immediate start
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • One of London's oldest and most prestigious Independent Schools

A Teaching Assistant is needed in a Coeducational Independent School in South East London.

This Teaching Assistant position will be full time. Working hours will be 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.

The school is seeking a Teaching Assistant that has strong behaviour management skills, good all round subject knowledge and the ability to multitask effectively.

If appointed as a Teaching Assistant, you will be expected to ensure pupils stay focused on set work by the class teacher.

Communication with other staff members will be key, as you need to be organised around what classes you will need to be in and at what times.

Timetables for this Teaching Assistant role will vary, depending on what staff are absent each day.

To be considered for this Teaching Assistant position, you will ideally have school based experience in a UK Secondary School, covering different types of lessons.

The rates of pay for this Teaching Assistant position will be between £72 to £105 a day, depending on the qualifications and experiences of each applicant.

The School

Technically established in 1446, the school has since continued to expand and develop in to an all through mixed Independent School.

As of 2021, there are 1043 on roll, aged 3 to 18 years old. It is split in to Junior (3 to 10), Senior (11 to 16) and Sixth Form (16 to 18) sites.

Facilities include a swimming pool, cricket pavilion, a glass walled dining hall and a pupil wellness centre. There is also a dedicated STEM block.

A number of awards have been attained by the school over the years. In 2020, it won Co-educational School of the Year, from the Independent Schools of the Year Awards.

In 2022 it was named Independent Senior School of the year, at the Tes Awards in London.


You will be considered if you are a Graduate or experienced Teaching Assistant.

Applications are also welcome if you are a British trained Teaching Assistant or overseas trained Teaching Assistant.

All applicants must have the following in order to be considered for this position as a Teaching Assistant:

  • Right to work in the UK
  • Clear and up to date Enhanced DBS
  • UK Bachelor's Degree or an overseas equivalent
  • Experience of having worked as a Teaching Assistant in UK schools

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity in education and training as a Teaching Assistant, then please apply via the link below and send your CV to Rahul at REESON Education as soon as possible.

Reeson Education:

REESON Education is London's Premier Recruitment Agency. Established in 2006 by experienced teachers, education professionals and recruitment specialists, we have built our business and reputation on the cores values of honesty, integrity and excellence.

We care about education and the provision of education and have established an excellent reputation with schools and teachers alike.

At REESON Education we work closely with a large network of Nurseries, Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Colleges across London. Our client base provides us with an abundance of available daily supply, long term and permanent opportunities across all age groups in all areas of London.

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