You are using the web browser we don't support. Please upgrade or use a different browser to improve your experience.
"icon arrow top"

Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£80 - 95 per day


Temporary | Full Time



Location: Greenwich

Position: Full-Time Teaching Assistant 

Working Hours: 8.30am - 3.15pm (Monday to Friday) 

Salary: Competitive rate of £77 to £90 a day depending on experience

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of young learners? Do you have a strong commitment to supporting children with Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) needs? We are excited to invite applications for a dedicated and compassionate Teaching Assistant to join a vibrant primary school in Catford.

About Us:

The primary school is a welcoming and inclusive educational environment where every child's well-being and academic success are at the forefront. They are committed to providing tailored support to students with SEMH requirements, ensuring they have the opportunity to flourish both academically and emotionally.

Position Overview:

As a Teaching Assistant, you will play a vital role in providing essential support to students with SEMH needs. You will work closely with teachers and other staff members to create a nurturing and positive learning environment. Your responsibilities will include:

-          Assisting with the implementation of individualised education plans for students with SEMH needs.

-          Providing one-on-one and small group support to help students overcome academic challenges and develop social and emotional skills.

-          Collaborating with teachers to create and adapt classroom activities to cater to diverse learning needs.

-          Supporting students during lessons, helping them stay engaged and focused on their studies.

-          Promoting a safe and inclusive atmosphere where every student feels valued and supported.

-          Communicating effectively with parents and caregivers to provide updates on student progress and behaviour.

Qualifications and Skills:

To succeed in this role, you should possess:

-          Experience working with children, particularly those with SEMH requirements.

-          Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

-          Patience, empathy, and the ability to connect with and inspire young learners.

-          A proactive and positive attitude, with the ability to adapt to varying situations.

-          A commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

-          Relevant qualifications or training in education, child development, or related fields (desirable but not essential).

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website 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 undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
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.
For details of our privacy policy, please visit the Teaching Personnel website.