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Teaching Assistant

London Design & Engineering UTCNewham

Job Title: Teaching Assistant  

Location: Newham

Contract type: 1 year fixed term  

Hours: 31 hours/week; Term time only plus 1 week (Mon-Thu 08:30 to 15:30; 40 weeks/year) 

Salary: S3 to S11 Pro-rata £22,608 - £26,076, Actual £16,838 - £19,421 

Job start: October 2021 or sooner

LDE UTC is looking to recruit enthusiastic, hardworking individuals to join our team. The hours of work are outlined above, however LDE UTC prides itself on being a flexible employer and therefore for the right candidates would be open to discussing alternative hours, provided the learner experience is not negatively impacted.

The Teaching Assistant will be required to work under the guidance of the class teacher to support teaching and learning in the classroom and to provide general support to the class teacher in the management and organisation of learners and the learning environment.

The Teaching Assistant may also be required to work 1:1 with an allocated student and provide support in all educational areas, promoting the inclusion of all students to ensure that they have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.

The applicants should have experience of dealing with learners who have special educational needs and disabilities, and should have worked in a relevant educational setting. All applicants must have a minimum qualification of Grade C/4 in English and Maths at GCSE level.

A good knowledge of supporting core subjects (English, Maths and Science) and vocational courses would be an advantage. We would also love to hear from graduates that our looking to train to become teachers, as we can support routes into achieving qualified teacher status.

Staff should have a real interest in both the academic and pastoral aspects of education and should be committed to working as part of a close-knit, supportive team.

How to apply

To apply for this position please download and complete an LDE UTC application form from our website, once complete this can then be uploaded to our website using the link below. Please ensure that all required details are completed. Applicants missing key information will not be called for interview. 

All applications must be uploaded to the LDE UTC website:

No CVs will be accepted. 


Due to the success of recruiting new learners this September, we have a number of Teaching Assistant posts available to start as soon as possible. The job advert will close on Wednesday 22nd September 2021 at 9am, however applicants are encouraged to apply earlier and successfully shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview on an on-going basis. We reserve the right to close the vacancy early if all posts have been filled.

Candidates are welcome to contact LDE UTC for an informal discussion with Brooke Holdgate, HR Manager You can contact Brooke on 0203 019 7315. 

All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check which must be maintained throughout the period of employment.


The post will commence after October half term or sooner.

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