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Graduate Teaching Assistant


Job Description:


  • Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • 1 to 1 SEN Support
  • Primary School
  • Barnet
  • September 2024 – July 2025

We are currently looking for a graduate Learning Support Assistants to join a primary school in Edgware Barnet on a full-time basis from September 2024 to support children with additional needs across the school.

The Role

The school are looking for a graduate teaching assistant to work with pupils across all year groups with additional needs. The needs of the pupils will vary but will include Special Educational Needs (autism/ADHD/dyslexia), behavioural needs and social emotional needs. Your role will include supporting pupils in class and running interventions and small groups outside the main classroom

This is an excellent opportunity for a graduate considering a career in primary teaching.

This role is offered on a contract basis for the full academic year.

The Academy

This large all-through academy is based in Edgware, with good local transport links and a popular choice for families in the local area. In this specially designed building pupils have the opportunity to grow and develop with facilities specifically designed for younger children, but with the benefits of the resources of the attached secondary academy. There is a strong leadership team in place within the primary academy and staff and pupils enjoy a smaller, community atmosphere. There are good opportunities for professional development across the academy including teacher training so this is a great option for graduates and those looking to further their career in education.

The school are open to applications from with previous experience or passionate and committed individuals looking to enter the sector. All roles are full-time and are offered on a contract basis from September 2024 – July 2025.

A group interview day will be held at the academy on Monday 17th June where senior leaders will be meeting all short-listed Teaching Assistants.

In order to be considered for one of these roles, you will be required to complete the registration process with Philosophy Education and be available on Monday 17th June to attend the school.

If you would like to be considered for one of these roles, please apply ASAP with an up-to-date CV outlining your skills and experience.

Essential qualities for this role

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • C or above (or equivalent) in GCSE Maths and English
  • the ability to commit to a full-time position from Sept 24

If you have the skills and qualities listed and are interested in this role, please apply with an up to date CV.


We have a policy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Philosophy Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.


  • Job Type

    Placement, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education

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