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1:1 Teaching Assistant

Smile Education

£65 - £85 per day


Fixed Term | Full Time



Do you have a passion for enriching the education of young people?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a 1:1 Teaching Assistant to join the thriving team in a Primary School based in Wythall.

  • Start date: Immediately
  • End date: July 2023
  • Contract type: Long term  

We seek to appoint a passionate Teaching Assistant, who has experience of working with children on a 1:1 basis with Special Educational Needs.

You will be joining a supportive team at a Primary School who truly invest in their staff and their continued professional development priorities.

The qualifying candidate will have strong knowledge and understanding of working with children with Special Educational Needs. Therefore, you must be able to provide a consistent, nurturing environment for your assigned pupil in this role and be able to establish strong relationships.

This is a full-time vacancy, starting immediately!

Main Roles and Responsibilities:
  • To work under the guidance of the class teacher to support teaching and learning of your 1:1 pupil.
  • To use behaviour management strategies effectively and in line with the school’s policy and procedures, which contribute to a purposeful learning environment.
  • To promote the inclusion of all pupils ensuring they have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop.
  • To be aware of and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, security and confidentiality, reporting all concerns to an appropriate person.
  • To work 1:1 with an allocated student and provide support in all educational areas.

Person Specification:
  • Experience working with SEN
  • Awareness of safeguarding young people
  •  High degree of resilience
  • Good communication skills
  • Team player

What you can expect:
  • Constant support from your dedicated Smile team
  • A streamline registration process
  • Regular feedback opportunities
  • Paid referral scheme.
  • Flexible work schedule planned around your weekly availability.
  • Weekly pay turning Friday into Fri-yay!
  • Training platform to expand your skill set.

If the role of a 1:1 Teaching Assistant based in Wythall sounds of interest to you, please apply today or get in touch with on 0121 716 9352 or email:

We are committed to safeguarding children. Each applicant will be expected to undertake compliance checks including Prohibited list, Barred list, DBS and Qualifications.