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Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Somerset

  • Monkton Prep School

  • 11,500 + free accomodation and board

  • Fixed Term


Monkton is seeking to appoint energetic and dedicated Graduate Teaching Assistants for the forthcoming academic year.This is a residential full time position for 12 month fixed term, on a salary of £11,500, plus free school accomodation and board.


To be successful you will be flexible, enthusiastic and independent. We welcome a diverse range of experience as we encourage you to share your passions with the pupils. Coaching games is a key feature of the role so a strong sporting background in the main core sports is essential.

Monkton Prep School is located in the beautiful Midford valley within walking distance of Bath. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience of working with young people in a school environment, and would especially suit those who are considering a career in teaching or working with children. We offer the opportunity to experience all aspects of boarding school life, the daily routine of a busy school within the classroom, on the sports field and throughout the co-curricular activities which take place on site.

A successful candidate will become an important member of our pastoral and academic staff team, working with them to provide our pupils with the best educational experience. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Assisting in classroom lessons

Coaching during sports and games lessons

Pastoral duties in support of Teachers and House Parents

Involvement in co-curricular activities, school productions and trips

Supervisory responsibilities during school breaks and lunch times, and for after school care

This is a residential full time position for a 12 month fixed term contract. You will be expected to work full school hours including Saturday morning school with additional boarding responsibilities during evenings and weekends during term time on a rota basis. You will receive half a day off per week and free weekend time on a rota basis, and a salary of £11,500 per annum with free school accommodation and board.

Monkton Combe School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For more information about the role, please visit our Career opportunities page at

For an informal discussion please contact the HR Department who will direct your enquiry appropriately. To apply please complete in full the school application form, located on the school website, and send along with a covering letter which sets out your areas of interest, skill and suitability for the post to:

Human Resources

01225 721149

Closing date - 14th May 2019

Interview date - Upon successful application


Further Information


Monkton Prep School

Combe Down, Bath, Avon, BA2 7ET


01225 837912

Closing Date: 14 May 2019

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