Graduate Teaching Assistant

Location: Tower Hamlets
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Primary SEN Support
Reference: GTA TH 321214312424
Salary: £85 - 100 per day
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Location: England, Greater London, Tower Hamlets

Job Type: Contract, Full-Time

Salary: £85 - £100 per day - in line with AWR after 12 weeks.

Are you a soon to be graduate who is considering a career in education?

Do you want experience in a classroom before your teacher training?

Protocol Education are currently recruiting outstanding graduates for our partner primary schools in Tower Hamlets.

As a Graduate Teaching Assistant, you may be working in a range of different roles and no two days will be the same.

As part of your role, you will be working closely with children with additional needs, including ASD, ADHD and MLD.

No prior experience is expected for these roles and you will be given on the job training by a supportive SLT and SENDCO.

We work closely with you to find the perfect role in the right school and provide on-going support throughout the year.

All of our partner schools are located within Tower Hamlets.

Job Duties:

  • Assist lead teachers in planning and delivering engaging lessons
  • Provide one-on-one support to students who require extra help
  • Help create a positive and inclusive learning environment
  • Assist with classroom management and behaviour monitoring
  • Support in preparing educational materials and resources

Required Qualifications:

  • A degree in Education or a related field
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A genuine passion for working with children and supporting their learning
  • Ability to work collaboratively with teaching staff and parents


A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Education or a related field


Prior experience working with children in an educational setting is desirable

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Understanding of educational principles and practises
  • Ability to adapt teaching methods to meet the needs of individual students
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working as a teaching assistant or in a similar role
  • Additional training or certifications in education or child development

Working Conditions:

This role involves working in a school environment, following the school calendar and daily schedule. The position may require occasional evening or weekend work for school events or meetings.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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