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Teaching Assistant New

Teaching Personnel

£1,326.00 - £1,450.00 Per Month


Temporary | Full Time



Primary school teaching assistant opportunity in central Cambridge

I am working in partnership with a Cambridge based federation, who are looking to appoint a full time teaching assistant. Depending on your skills and experience you could be working on a 1:1 basis with a pupilwith Social, Emotional and Mental health needs, or you could be supporting upper key stage two pupils whilst they prepare for their SATs and their transition into secondary school. The position would be for a  minimum of half a term (roughly 6 weeks) and would be from Monday-Friday from 8.30am until 3.30pm. The role is likely to continue until the end of the academic year with the possibility of becoming permanent for the right candidate.

The school are highly based on the outskirts of central Cambridge and are home to a diverse and inclusive community. 

Your day to day role will see you;

  • Supporting the class teacher, preparing resources or working with specific pupils 
  • Working one to one or with small groups
  • Help pupils to engage and work to the best of their Ability
  • Providing academic and emotional support
  • Immersing yourself within the school community


In order to be successful in this role, you will;

  • Be aware of the needs and backgrounds of pupils and show empathy and understanding
  • Previous experience in a similar role, either in school or within the community, that can be referenced 
  • Knowledge and a keen interest in supporting children with additional needs

What we can offer you:

  • Weekly pay based on your skills, experience, flexibility and availability
  • myTP account - giving you simple access to your diary, payslips and digital services
  • Teaching Personnel Consultant who will work with you throughout the entire registration process, and throughout your time with us
  • An introduction to a community of educators that you can share ideas and resources with
  • Access to our CPD Academy and online resources – To ensure you continue to develop as an educator
  • Pay via PAYE – allowing you to take home as much of your pay as possible while also giving you access to an employee pension that we will contribute into

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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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