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Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£65 - 75 per day


Permanent | Full Time



Teaching Personnel are currently recruiting for a Graduate Primary School Teaching Assistants who have obtained a foundation or bachelor’s degree in education/ social care sector or those who are looking to become a qualified teachers in the near future.

Also known as classroom assistants, TA’s support learning activities in schools. The work involves supporting children individually or in small groups. Generally, TA’s work exclusively with pupils with special educational needs (SEN) or those pupils who may have a range of learning and/or behavioural difficulties.

You would be required to work term time only from Monday to Friday and the hours would be around 8.30am until 3.30pm.

What the role requires:

  • An understanding of the TA role assisting and supervising pupils on tasks and the expected outcomes of individual activities within the allocated timescale
  • To be calm under pressure, adaptable and enthusiastic
  • To be compassionate and have a positive attitude
  • Good listening skills and to be sensitive to pupils’ individuals needs
  • Positive behaviour management skills
  • Understanding of SEN
  • Knowledge of a range of learning support needs

What you will be doing:

  • Making sure pupils that you support can engage in learning and stay on task during the lesson or activity
  • Supporting with Literacy and Maths and helping to explain how to apply what they have learnt in lesson
  • Providing supervision during break/lunch times as required
  • Listening to pupils read and read to pupils as a class, group or one-to-one
  • Guiding and monitoring pupil progress
  • Undertaking a variety of duties that free up a teacher's time, such as preparing the classroom

In turn, Teaching Personnel can offer you:

  • 20 years experience as the leading Education Recruitment agency working in partnership with thousands of Primary, Secondary and SEN Schools
  • Earn up to £325 per week, depending on your previous experience and role expected
  • Weekly Pay – PAYE included
  • A dedicated, specialist consultant to support you and your needs
  • Unrivalled CPD opportunities including Team Teach, NASEN and Autism Awareness
  • Full or flexible part-time work to fit around your existing commitments
  • A chance to commit to a permanent contract if desired
  • Potential placement on our ‘Future Teachers Programme’

Due to current situation schools are looking to host virtual interviews through Teaching Personnel. If you would like to find out more, please contact Luca Ferrara via the details below or if you are looking to apply please attach your most up to date CV.


Telephone: 0118 327 1585

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All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. 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.

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