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Graduate Teaching Assistant – Colchester, Essex

Job Reference: HHGRATACOL0607

Job Start Date: 3 September 2018
Position Type: Contract, Temporary, Full time

Sector: Keystage 1 (age 5-7), Primary Education (age 5-11), Keystage 2 (age 7-11)
Role: TA / HLTA / LSA, Support role
Subject: Graduate Teaching Assistant
Location: Suffolk, Chelmsford, Essex, Ipswich, Clacton-on-Sea, Colchester, Halstead, Sudbury


About the job

Prospero Teaching is working with a ‘Good’ primary school in the Colchester area looking for a Graduate Teaching Assistant to start in September 2018.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a recent Graduate who is considering pursuing a teaching career through either a Schools Direct training programme or a PGCE.


About the School

  • 2 form entry primary school
  • Ofsted rated ‘Good’
  • Supportive SLT and teachers who provide year round training and assistance
  • Opportunity to join a school at the beginning of the academic year

The successful Graduate Teaching Assistant will be/have

  • Enthusiastic Graduate looking to pursue a teaching career
  • Proactive and happy to take part in hands-on training
  • Passionate about education and happy to support others
  • Patient and strive to raise pupil attainment
  • Nurturing and caring personality
  • Initiative
  • A good communicator able to express themselves clearly to all members of the school community ie pupils, colleagues and parent/carers

To be eligible the Graduate Teaching Assistant must

  • Recent graduate, with at least a 2:1
  • Ideally have previous experience  working in a school
  • Provide two references for the last 2 years
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Possess an enhanced DBS or be willing to get one

If you have a friend who you think would be interested in this Graduate Teaching Assistant job then please refer them to us and you could earn £50 from our Refer a Friend scheme

Prospero Teaching recruits extraordinary teachers from the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Belgium, The Netherlands, Ireland and New Zealand to teach in a huge range of schools across London and the UK. We strive to make a real, notable difference to education and teaching jobs with our global learning opportunities through recruitment, linking classrooms, and training teachers overseas. If relocating from overseas we provide a landing package which includes assistance with bank account set ups, advice on the cost of living, accommodation assistance, and tons of aftercare and training.