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Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£77 - 90 per day


Temporary | Full Time



The Sheffield Primary Team of Teaching Personnel are currently looking to recruit Support Workers and Teaching Assistants to support the fantastic primary schools that we work with around the Sheffield area. We are searching for passionate and enthusiastic individuals who are comfortable with Early Years based play and learning, as well as KS1 and KS2. We have a number of roles starting in September in S4, S5, S6, S35 and S36.

Role responsibilities:

  • Working under the guidance of senior leadership to implement interventions and 1:1 work programmes (both in and out of the classroom)
  • Collaborating with the class teacher to assist the effective delivery of the lesson plans
  • Helping plan and set up classroom and outdoor activities to facilitate learning in alignment with the curriculum
  • Maintaining good classroom behaviour and minimising disruptions
  • Ensuring that pupils are engaged in the class and keep on track with work

The ideal candidate will have:

  • NVQ 3 For Teaching Assistants (or equivalent) (Non-essential)
  • Other relevant training, eg. Phonics & Maths Interventions, Makaton, Team Teach, Additional Language fluency (Non-essential)
  • First Aid Training (Non-essential)

Working through TP?

  • Registration with TP is free of charge – All candidates will be asked to complete a DBS check on the update system
  • Market leaders in education recruitment, with over 20 years’ experience in the industry!
  • Competitive daily rates, a generous pension scheme, and ongoing opportunities for professional development via our online portal, refer a friend scheme
  • Successful candidates will be offered free child protection and prevent training

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.
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