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Vacancy Details

Graduate Teaching Assistants

Godwin Junior School
Salary dependent upon experience: Scale 3, point 5 or above (From £17332.75)
Godwin Junior School
Working Pattern:
Term Time
33.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
24/02/2020 at 09:48 AM
Godwin Junior School

Godwin Junior School

Cranmer Road

London E7 OJW

Telephone:  020  8534 7601

Fax:  020  8534 3592

Email: info@godwin.newham.sch.uk

Website: www.godwin.newham.sch.uk



Graduate Teaching Assistants


Are you a graduate who is thinking about becoming a teacher, but would like some experience working in a school first?

Godwin Junior School is a successful, expanding school in Forest Gate, Newham.  We serve a vibrant and diverse community, where excellent relationships promote an inclusive, warm and secure environment where children feel safe and valued.

Central to the ethos and vision of our school is the belief that every child can achieve well and that it is our purpose to ‘prepare our children for lifelong success’. We are committed to developing the whole child - not just achieving strong academic results, but also helping our children to explore and develop their artistic, drama, musical, debating and sporting talents. Our UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools status demonstrates our commitment to global citizenship in the school’s ethos, curriculum and after-school clubs.

We are looking to appoint graduate Teaching Assistants who have the potential to go on to train as teachers. Candidates must have a good degree and be able to show their commitment and drive to become a class teacher.

What makes you special?

You have:

  • a good degree
  • GCSE at grade C or above (or equivalent) in Maths, English Language and Science
  • excellent spoken and written English
  • a passion for education and learning
  • energy, enthusiasm and patience
  • a professional attitude to work
  • the ability to work well as part of a team

What makes us special:

We offer:

  • excellent CPD opportunities
  • motivated children who enjoy learning
  • committed, friendly staff
  • the opportunity to develop your skills alongside exceptional practitioners


Visits to the school are strongly encouraged.

Please contact Rafi Kettle, the School’s Business Manager on 020 8534 7601 or rafi.kettle@godwin.newham.sch.uk


Please note: a basic skills test in English and Maths will be set for all candidates.

Candidates will be contacted upon receipt of application form.

Start Date: as soon as possible


We reserve the right to interview and appoint outstanding candidates prior to these dates.


The school is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any employment is confirmed. The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

Equal Opportunities

The School has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in both services to the community and the employment of people and expects all employees to understand and promote its policies in their work.

How to apply

Please apply online. For technical difficulties, please contact the Support Team 020 7427 8250. For further information about the role, please contact the school directly.

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