Opportunity for Graduates - Teaching Assistant in Wandsworth Do you live in or close to South-West London? Are you a recent graduate hoping to take your first step into the education sector? Would you like to develop your classroom experience before becoming a qualified teacher? Are you passionate about the education of young children? A Primary School in Wandsworth are searching for a graduate teaching assistant to join them from September 2017. Ideally primary schools are looking for graduate level educated teaching assistants who are eager and passionate about the education of young people. The Primary school is in the Balham area and is accessible by public transport. The successful graduate will be employed for a whole academic year as a classroom teaching assistant. This is a great opportunity for a graduate to kick start their career; the Primary school offers a fantastic teacher training programme. This is an exceptional platform for a graduate to develop their classroom experience as a teaching assistant before qualifying to become a teacher. Each graduate will be provided with ample career progression opportunities. The teaching assistant role may involve working 1:1 with individual children with special educational needs whether it is ASD, ADHD or another learning difficulty. The graduate may also be considered for a general teaching assistant role where their focus will be on numeracy and literacy support. The graduate will take small groups to ensure they are on task and meeting learning objectives set by the teacher. The graduate will be paid at a competitive rate, ranging from £60 to £75 per day depending on experience. This teaching assistant position is full-time, with the hours between 8.30am and 4pm. For a recent graduate this is a fantastic opportunity to kick start your career in education! The ideal graduate will have achieved a 2:1 or above in their degree. Experience working with young people whether it be in a similar environment, youth work or sport is desirable but not a necessity. The graduate employed will be pro-active, organised, and ambitious and furthermore be able to commit to the full academic year. For a young graduate aspiring to become a teacher in future, this teaching assistant opportunity is ideal! The teaching assistant position will help to build your confidence, knowledge and experience on the other side of the classroom. If you meet the above criteria the Primary school would like to meet a graduate like you ASAP! If you are a graduate and are interested in applying for this teaching assistant role in Wandsworth, please send through your updated CV through immediately.