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Primary Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

Market related


Permanent | Full Time



One of our partner schools in York are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to support provision across school. Qualifications are not essential, however, experience of working with children or a relevant level 2 qualification would be desirable.

The role

The ideal candidate will be willing to work on a full-time basis and enthusiastic about getting involved in school’s extra-curricular activities. Ideally you will be available 3 – 5 days per week with access to your own transport and be happy to travel up to 30 minutes. The sooner you can be available to us the better as we receive bookings every day from schools desperately needing teaching assistants.

Key responsibilities

  • Providing support within the classroom wherever required
  • Delivering activities on one-to-one or small group basis
  • Ensuring children are engaged
  • Adapting to every individual pupil’s needs
  • Helping with behaviour management of children
  • Creating displays of children’s work 
  • Promote healthy eating and hygiene 
  • Keep accurate records of intervention on pupil intervention logs
  • Implement the aims, policies and stated ethos of the school

Ideal candidate

  • Prior experience working with children
  • Relevant qualification
  • Subject knowledge
  • Willing to apply for a Child Workforce DBS
  • Reputable references
  • UK resident
  • UK driving license

About us...

Teaching Personnel is a specialist education recruiter with long established relationships with schools across York. Our Primary teams work hard to recruit specialist teachers and support staff providing emergency and pre-planned daily cover as well as long term and permanent positions. When you register with Teaching Personnel you will be allocated a dedicated consultant, you will have full control of your diary and will be able to take advantage of our exclusive CPD academy. Pay is weekly and will be paid directly into your bank account - no umbrella companies!!

What's next...

If you are a primary teaching assistant and think you have what it takes to work on supply, we'd love to hear from you. Register your details on our website or click apply now.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well aas the Right to Work in the UK. 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 undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’. 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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