Job Reference: KS/MGRAD/2020

Job Start Date: 4 September 2020
Position Type: Full time

Sector: Secondary (age 11-18)
Role: Graduate, Learning Support Assistant, Secondary, TA / HLTA / LSA
Subject: Graduate Teaching Assistant, Teaching Assistant, Graduate Teacher, Learning Support Assistant
Location: Hounslow, Kingston upon Thames, Richmond upon Thames, London, West London


About the job


September 2020 start, fast track to interview – no filling out endless application forms!

Are you interested in becoming a teacher?

Take the first step into a career as a Maths teacher!

***Look no further!***

Prospero Teaching are actively seeking Maths graduates with degrees who want to work as Teaching Assistants and possibly become teachers in the future.

We are seeking Maths Graduates with a degree in Maths to work in a secondary school in Barnet.

You will be required to support students with learning difficulties with a long term view to possibly becoming trainee Maths teacher.

We are especially seeking Maths Graduate with good grades at GCSE, Alevel and with a Maths related degree and individuals with good communication skills and dedication.

As a Maths teaching assistant you will be working in a secondary school environment with teenagers who require continuity, positive role models, patience and understanding. We are actively seeking Maths graduates who want to learn, grow and develop pedagogical skills whilst building rapport with students, teachers, and parents. Opportunities to further your career within this role are endless, teaching, salaried teacher training roles, education psychology, social worker, youth work and more.

What does the Maths Graduate teaching role involve:

  • Working in the Learning Support / SEND Department of a secondary school
  • Supporting the class teacher and students during lessons
  • Building a rapport with 5 – 6 students with specific needs and implementing strategies to support, nurture, engage and raise attainment in their secondary years
  • 1:1sessions supporting in your subject specialism
  • Running intervention groups in your subject area to build their knowledge of the subject

What support will I be given as a Maths Graduate Teaching Assistant?

  • You’ll be given training, guidance and support by an experienced consultant at Prospero and our Training and Development Team (all experienced teachers) as well as from the school themselves.
  • A programme of FREE Training and CPD sessions are also offered.

School support:

  • You will be supported by the school within the SEN Department by the SENCO, HLTAs, Pastoral Staff, Class Teachers and parents
  • The school, ahead of time, will provide you with specific information in relation to each child to ensure you are able to support them well.
  • You will be provided with resources and strategies to support learners, behaviour management training, group and 1:1 training from qualified, experienced passionate staff.


As a Maths Graduate Teaching Assistant, you will be exposed to students of various age and abilities and build positive relationships with these students to ensure they are accessing the National Curriculum, their learning is positive and they are making progress. You will be able to analyse data and build your ability to raise attainment using key skills, lesson plans and numeracy and literacy intervention tasks and much more. All this will build your expertise of how students are monitored, data is analysed and attainment is raised and students are managed – perfect for those looking to teach.

Maths Graduate teaching hours and pay:

Full-time school hours, 8.20am – 3.45pm, Monday to Friday.

You will be required to run an after school club once a week until 4.30pm and attend a departmental meeting once a week.

The role is paid weekly at a daily rate of £85 per day and can become a permanent post in the future.


Interview process


  • You will need to submit a CV and a brief covering letter outlining any previous experience you have working with young people.


  • Prospero are able to process a DBS for you.
  • You will need to take our online Accredited Safeguarding Training
  • Prospero Teaching can offer you’re a range of online accredited courses
  • We also provide interview training and prep

This post can lead to a salaried teacher training role