Graduate Teaching Assistant Position - Richmond Upon Thames - SEC/SUP**Graduate teaching assistant required**Degree level role - 2:2 or above**Richmond Upon Thames **January Start**Training school - Schools Direct**Secondary - KS3/KS4**Full-time to July 2020**£70-£90 per school dayFor January, my client secondary school is looking for a graduate teaching assistant to support key stage three and four pupils on a full-time basis until the end of the academic year 2020. Providing you show enough initiative and suitable level of performance, you may be offered the opportunity to stay on with the school the following year, after a successful spell as a teaching assistant, to begin your secondary teacher training.School DetailsThe school is a larger than average secondary school and has almost 1,700 pupils on roll. It's based in the London borough of Richmond Upon Thames and has most recently been deemed by Ofsted to be Good. Ofsted found that pupils are treated as individuals and, as a result of this, flourish.Teaching Assistant ExpectationsAs a graduate teaching assistant, you will be working with key stage three and four pupils in all areas of the secondary curriculum. Providing on your subject specialism, you may be based within your specific department and act as a subject specialist teaching assistant. For example, English and maths graduates may be based in their respective departments.You will be expected to support pupils as a teaching assistant on an individual and group basis within the classroom. Some of the pupils you will support may have additional learning difficulties, such as ADHD, ASD or dyslexia.As part of your teaching assistant role, you will be required to attend occasional professional development sessions that will aim to train and hone your skills with pupils. This will be a huge benefit to candidates who are determined to become excellent teachers.Experience and QualificationsThe school will only be considering candidates who have a degree. Your subject does not have to have come from a specific discipline, but what is important is your desire to teach at secondary school level in the recent future. As for your experience, you should have some experience, paid or voluntary, of working with children in an educational setting. Previous experience of working as a teaching assistant is preferable.How to Apply for this Teaching Assistant PostRespond to this teaching assistant advert with your CV to be considered for short listing. If you would like further details of this position, Please call Sonny at Horizon Teachers. Horizon Teachers is a specialist Education Recruitment Consultancy that helps Teachers and Support Staff find long term, permanent and interim employment in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools throughout London and the South East. As part of the registration process you will be required to have a DBS Check carried out and all original relevant qualifications will need to be sighted and copied before any work placement. Horizon Teachers. Enhancing Children's Education.