Job description

Teaching Assistant
Location: Medway
Salary: £75- £90 per day
Start Date: Immediately
Contract: Long-term potential for Permanency

Are you a fresh graduate seeking new opportunities in Education?
Are you a Teaching Assistant looking for a new challenge?
Are you passionate about helping young pupils on their academic journey?
If you are, then we at GSL Education Kent want to hear from you!

GSL Education Kent are seeking a hardworking and friendly Teaching Assistant to join one of our fantastic client schools located in Medway. The selected candidate should be a flexible, dynamic, and reliable practitioner with a genuine desire to work with young people.
We do not require you to have any teaching specific qualification for this post. Carers who are willing to work with children are welcome to apply.
The school provides an exceptional learning experience for students and their commitment to academic excellence and personal wellbeing is at the core of everything they do.

As a Teaching Assistant, you will be required to:
  • Establish positive and secure relationships with students and help develop their trust and belief
  • Demonstrate good communication and interpersonal skills with all individuals. This includes pupils, colleagues and parents.
  • Encourage all students to learn and motivate them to reach their maximum potential
  • Assist the teacher with the planning, development and delivery of lessons
  • Work as part of a team, challenging and supporting the progress of students

For the Teaching Assistant role, the deserving candidate must:
  • Have the right to work in the UK
  • Meet GSL’s safer recruitment background checks
  • Have a Child Enhanced DBS certificate or be willing to apply for one
  • Be committed to safeguarding
  • Be adaptable, enthusiastic and enjoy working with young people of all backgrounds

GSL Education offers: 
  • Excellent rates of pay 
  • Direct links to local schools 
  • Dedicated Consultants who will support your employment needs 
  • Commitment to providing an exceptional standard of support to candidates and client schools
Please be advised that this role requires a strong knowledge and understanding of safeguarding and child protection and that successful applicants must satisfy all background safer recruitment checks including an enhanced child DBS on the update service or be willing to apply for a new one.

GSL Education is an ethical, independent recruitment agency which aims to provide quality teaching and support staff in schools throughout Kent.  All of our current adverts apply to real vacancies.
For more information or to be considered for this role, please click ‘apply’ and submit a full (10 year), up-to-date CV and one of our dedicated consultants will be in touch.

If you would like regular work as a Teaching Assistant, please contact Louise at the GSL Education Kent office to find out more information with a view to registering for this role ASAP.