Job Description

£70 - £75/day

Graduate Secondary Teaching Assistant - March 2021

Graduate Secondary Teaching Assistant **

** Secondary School in Hackney **

** Starting March 2021 **

We are working with an "Outstanding" Ofsted-rated mainstream secondary school in Hackney who are currently looking to recruit teaching assistants to start from March 2021 on a long term and full time basis.

This will be working with the SENCo (special educational needs coordinator) and Inclusion manager, assisting pupils of a range ages and abilities from Key Stage 3 to 4, ensuring that students' statements of special needs are met and that students exhibiting challenging behaviour have their needs met and addressed.

You will be expected to work on a 1:1 basis with specific students, assisting them with their class work in a range of subjects up to GCSE level. Other responsibilities include monitoring the behaviour and progress of small groups working on a supported curriculum and also assisting statemented students with their work in mainstream classes, under the instruction of the class teacher.

The school is near an overground station and is also accessible by a number of popular bus routes.

Key skills and experience needed:

MUST have a DBS registered on the Online Update Service
Previous support work within a school or other transferable child-related experience
A firm presence and strong behaviour management
Previous one to one, small group work and/or whole class support
Experience or knowledge within special educational needsIf you are interested in this challenging and rewarding position, please send your CV to Laura Barwick at Veritas Education on (url removed) now to start the conversation!

Successful candidates will be contacted by Wednesday 3rd March 2021.


All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
You must have legal right to work in the UK
You must be willing to attend a registration interviewVeritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.


'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community