Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA)

Looking for a career in teaching?

Need to gather high quality experience in an outstanding school?

Come and join Goldsworth on your journey to becoming a qualified teacher!

What is a Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA)?

A Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) is a key role within school and includes supporting the class teacher with their responsibilities for the development and education of children in schools, delivering intervention programmes either 1:1 or in small groups. GTAs will also provide lunchtime supervision, assist with cover for class teachers and attend staff training.

The GTA programme is designed to provide an alternative high quality employment based route leading to initial teacher training for existing university graduates.

A thorough induction process has been designed by Goldsworth, to support, develop and ensure that GTAs are ready to commence the SCITT programme.

So, if you have a passion for teaching and learning and a desire to give children the best possible start in life, then Goldsworth is the place for you.

For more details, please read the “GTA at Goldsworth Information” and “GTA Job Description & Person Specification” available in the documents section.

Applicants are encouraged to informally view both schools within the Trust during the school day, prior to application. Please telephone the relevant school office to arrange a visit.

Goldsworth Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

To apply for this job, please download and complete the Trust Application Form For Support Staff and Equality Monitoring Form, then email both forms together with a covering letter to quoting ‘GTA’.

Or alternatively, please send a covering letter together with completed Trust Application Form for Support Staff and Equality Monitoring Form to:

Mrs G Kozlowski
Acting Headteacher
Goldsworth Primary School
Bridge Barn Lane
Surrey GU21 6NL


Equality Monitoring Form
Trust Application Form For Support Staff

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