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Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£10.20 - 15.00 per hour


Temporary | Part Time



We are looking for a passionate and dedicated Teaching assistant to work within primary schools in and around the Sidmouth area. Teaching Personnel currently have teaching assistant roles to cover day to day and short term cover, with the opportunity for a possible long term position for the right candidate.

The successful teaching assistant will work alongside the teacher to help teach the relevant curriculum. Supporting the children’s development socially and emotionally whilst keeping them engaged with their work. Creating strong relationships with staff to assist with the general running of a typical school day. As a teaching assistant you will be willing to work with complex needs and challenging behaviour.

The Candidate

  • Positive and engaging manner when working with the children
  • Flexible and resilient Teaching assistant who is able to embrace new surroundings and situations
  • Confident working with students in small groups and on a 1:1 basis
  • Willing to work with all ages from 5-11 years old
  • Good communications skills with students and staff

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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