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Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

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Permanent | Full Time



A Teaching Assistant provides support to teachers and students in an educational setting, assisting with various tasks to enhance the learning experience and ensure a conducive learning environment.

  • Supporting teachers in delivering lessons and facilitating classroom activities.
  • Providing one-on-one or small group support to students with their academic work.
  • Assisting with the preparation of teaching materials and resources.
  • Supervising students during lessons, breaks, and other school activities.
  • Assessing students' progress and providing feedback to teachers.
  • Helping to maintain discipline and promoting positive behaviour among students.
  • Assisting with the organisation of educational outings and events.
  • Collaborating with teachers and other staff members to support students' individual needs.
  • A minimum of GCSEs (or equivalent) in English and Maths.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and the ability to build rapport with students.
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • A Level 2 or Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification is preferred but not essential.
  • Prior experience working with children or young people in an educational or similar setting is desirable.
  • Understanding of educational practises and principles.
  • Familiarity with relevant teaching resources and materials.
  • Basic IT skills, including proficiency in commonly used software applications.
  • Ability to adapt to the specific needs of different students.
  • A Level 2 or Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification.
  • Additional qualifications related to working with children or supporting learning.

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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