Job title: Teaching Assistant
Job type: Contract
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Primary / Infant / Junior
Expertise: Support
Pay interval: Weekly
Pay rate: Negotiable
Location: Wandsworth, London
Job published: 25-11-2021
Job ID: 42480

Job Description

Teaching Assistant | Wandsworth


Our partner school in Wandsworth, London are recruiting for a Teaching Assistant to assist to join them within Years 2 and 3 from January 2022. The school are an independent school who offer children an excellent education from ages 4 – 16. This Teaching Assistant role is based in the mixed Pre-Prep part of the school where you will assist teachers in mixed classes of 15-18 children. In this Teaching Assistant role your time will be split between both Year 2 and 3 classes, working closely with the class teachers.


Some key areas of responsibility in this Teaching Assistant role include:

  • Assisting in lessons
  • Preparing resources and classroom administration
  • Supervising playtime and arranging informal games
  • Gate access duties
  • Assisting the kitchen staff setting up and serving lunch
  • Tidying common areas
  • Occasionally supervising for absent/late staff
  • Assisting with trips
  • Walking classes safely between the sites


A great candidate for this Primary Teaching Assistant role will have a passion and love for education and inspiring young minds with a minimum of a 2:1 degree (education focused of core subject preferred), Outstanding A-Level and GCSE grades (Including Maths and English) and a calm and caring personality with the ability to stay calm in difficult and stressful situations.


  • Monday-Friday, 8:00-4pm - Full Time
  • £350 Per week, paid weekly on a PAYE basis
  • Provide fantastic support to the school’s teaching team
  • Initial contract until the end of the academic year with the possibility of extending this


The school are eager to interview candidates so if you are interested in this Teaching Assistant role in Wandsworth, please send over your application today. If you would like to know more about this Teaching Assistant role, please contact Megan and Ribbons & Reeves on 0208 004 1155.


Ribbons & Reeves are London’s leading Education Recruiters. We specialise in helping educators of all level’s secure long-term and permanent roles, such as this Teaching Assistant role, in Wandsworth. For other roles like this, check out our website, search ‘Ribbons & Reeves’. We look forward to supporting you in your application to this Teaching Assistant role.

Teaching Assistant | Wandsworth