Job Summary

Teaching Assistant - Secondary School

East London | | Education

Recruiter: Veritas Education recruitment ltd

** Secondary Teaching Assistant **

** Secondary School - Redbridge **

** Starting ASAP **

We are working with a 'Good' Ofsted-rated mainstream secondary school in Redbridge who are looking to recruit teaching assistants to join their school as soon as possible. We are looking for general TAs, SEN TAs and subject TAs.

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 a 5 minute walk from a Central line tube station and is also accessible by a number of popular bus routes. You should be local to the Redbridge area.

Key skills and experience needed:

  • MUST have a DBS registered on the Online Update Service (due to imminent start date)
  • 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
  • Professional manner. Proactive, engaging and empathetic.

If you are interested in this rewarding position, please send your CV to Laura Barwick at Veritas Education, or directly email with your CV to start a conversation!


  • 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 interview

Veritas 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.'


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