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Graduate Teaching Assistant - Wandsworth Are you a recent graduate seeking an opportunity to kick start your career in education? Are you a graduate looking to gain classroom experience before undertaking your PGCE? A Primary school in South-West London are searching for an ambitious and dedicated teaching assistant to join them from September 2017. This position is ideal for those committed to honing their skills, building relationships and developing their knowledge of the education system. The teaching assistant will need to be proactive and be able to utilise their initiative in the classroom. Confidence to support the children through their learning experiences is at the heart of this role. Previous experience working with children is desirable for this role, whether it be youth work, in a similar school setting or abroad. The key characteristics for the teaching assistant are to be enthusiastic about your participation in the school coupled with a dedicated attitude. The teaching assistant must be educated to degree level, preferably with a 2:1 or above. Position: Teaching Assistant Start Date: permanent and full-time from September 2017 Criteria: suitable for NQTs and a teacher with experience Location: Wandsworth, SW London Type of School: Inclusive, high-performing, OFSTED 'Outstanding' Primary school Pay Scale: £65 - £80 per day The Primary school is two-form entry and has a warm, welcoming feel to it. You will be assisting within Key Stage 1 with room to move to Key Stage 2 in future. The focus of your role will be numeracy and literacy. You will be leading small group interventions and one to one support. Ofsted awarded the Primary school 'Outstanding' overall, supporting the notion that this would be a wonderful place to begin your career in education. This is a wonderful opportunity particularly for aspiring teachers. If you are interested in applying for the position of Teaching Assistant in Wandsworth, please send your CV through immediately.