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Graduate Teaching Assistant roles for October 2020/ASAP working with KS3/KS4 pupils in Merton, South East London

This is a Graduate Teaching Assistant job based in South East London, Merton beginning in October 2020.

We at Teaching Personnel work closely with several client schools in the Merton area, looking for passionate Teaching Assistant Graduates to assist and support pupils with their Secondary School education.

The role would commence in October 2020/ASAP and it would ideally suit candidates who have recently graduated and want to build their experience working at a Secondary school.

You will have the opportunity to develop and interact with the Head of Department and the SENCO. The teaching will range from year 7 support all the way through to GCSE with some opportunity working with A level students. You will mainly be supporting smaller groups while learning and developing as a teaching assistant.   

We are looking for an outstanding practitioner and a team player, who enjoys working with young people and has a desire to help others:

  • A passion for children's learning and development
  • High desire to raise standards
  • High aspirations for themselves and a commitment to further development


  • Any subject strength/specialism (maths, science, humanities etc)
  • A relentless drive to exceed school expectations and targets
  • Strong subject knowledge
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbally)
  • Must be able to pass a DBS check
  • Proof of career history from the last 6 years minimum
  • Able to provide 3 career related references (teaching experience reference preferred, but not essential)
  • Experience teaching KS3-KS5 desirable

If you believe this position is for you, please send your CV to

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for 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.

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