Teaching Assistants - Long Term/Supply - London, UK
Starting date: January 2022
Prospero Teaching are looking to receive applications from a number of Graduates who are interested in undertaking Teaching Assistant and support based roles (including Special Educational Needs support roles) within our UK client schools. We have a number of long term roles available in 2022. However, if you would prefer the flexibility of casual relief work, we also have a large number of short term and temporary assignments available now.
Candidates must be able to work effectively within a whole school team and alongside outside agencies (where applicable) to provide a high level of support for children, whilst also providing a safe, challenging and secure learning environment. Candidates should be effective communicators, be able to work independently and have good people skills.
Candidates who have prior professional experience (e.g. nurses, social workers, sports coaches, tutors and youth workers) are highly sought after by our UK client schools; as are candidates who have experience working with children who have Special Educational Needs.
Working in a Teaching Assistant or support capacity in the UK provides a great opportunity for those wishing to pursue a future career in education whilst also enabling candidates the flexibility to travel throughout Europe during the school holidays.
The ideal candidate will:
Have the ability to understand and use a range of strategies to support positive behaviour and attitudes
Have experience working with young people in a paid or voluntary capacity
Have a strong academic background to support students with different subjects (such as English, Math or Science)
Be an outstanding team player and able to liaise with teachers, students and parents sensitively
Have a positive ‘can do’ attitude
Be positive, highly motivated and focused on achieving the best for every student
Be flexible and open to change, with excellent communication skills
Have a Bachelor of Education or equivalent, with good standing
Any professional specialism will be considered
You hold the right to work and teach in the UK (UK passport holder, Ancestry Visa, Spousal Visa or Youth Mobility Visa)
Be eligible for QTS
Have up to date Safeguarding training within the last year (Prospero offers accredited CPD training)
Successfully undergo RCMP certified criminal record checks
Provide at least two professional teaching references covering the last two year
Prospero Teaching recruits teachers and lecturers for supply, long-term teaching or permanent teaching jobs, for schools and colleges across the UK.
Prospero Teaching has teaching positions across, North London, West London, East London, South East London, South West London, West Midlands and all Home Counties including, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Surrey and Kent.
Benefits of Prospero Teaching
Guaranteed Pay: Our Guaranteed Payment Agreement ensures you will be paid 5 days/week as a full-time supply teacher.
Relocation bonus: Receive a relocation bonus towards your travel & accommodations.
Accommodation Assistance & Support: Many short & long-term accommodation options to make the transition easier.
Training & Professional Development: Free mini-induction on arrival to the UK and ongoing training sessions throughout the year.
Referral Bonus: For every friend you refer who works with us, you will receive £150.
Tax assistance: Register with an umbrella company through us and claim expenses for flights, rent, food, resources, travel etc.
Relocation Essentials: UK bank account and National Insurance number.
Social Events: Invitations to overseas teacher social evenings, theatre trips, sightseeing tours and opportunities to meet fellow travellers with discounted rates from leading travel companies.
If you are interested, please contact the Canadian team with an up-to-date copy of your resume!