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Considering a career in education? Teaching Assistant Opportunities - Bristol

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Are you considering a career in education?

Would you like to gain experience working in schools, but not sure how to get started?

Joining a school as a teaching assistant is the best way to get first hand experience in a classroom and see if it is a career you would like to pursue. 

Teaching Personnel Bristol are currently seeking teaching assistants for a number of roles within secondary schools in Bristol and South Gloucestershire.

These opportunities are also perfect for anyone considering a PGCE and would like experience to help support your application.

Working as a Teaching Assistant:

  • Full time and Part time roles available
  • GBP57-65 a day (depending on role and your experience)

There are a number of varying Teaching Assistant positions available:

  • Interventions & tutoring of your specialist subject.
  • Working 1:1 offering support to students -  Some students may have Special Educational Needs
  • Working with small groups of students to provide academic support, particularly with the core subjects English and Maths
  • Behaviour Buddy for students with social, emotional, and mental health difficulties.


  • Strong academic background
  • DBS - you will need an enhanced DBS to work in schools. (We can help you apply for this!)
  • You must be a reliable and motivated indiviudal

Benefits of working with Teaching Personnel:

There are  a number of benefits of working with Teaching Personnel:

  • Our relationships with local schools provide access to a wealth of teaching opportunities in Primary, Secondary and SEN schools.
  • You will have your very own specialist Recruitment Consultant dedicated to finding you work.  
  • Access to our CPD academy - numerous courses to help your learning development such as Team Teach.
  • Competitive pay rate - we care about all our teachers and support staff and so ensure we offer you a fair and competitive rate.
  • No Fees - We make it easy for our teachers to transition from us to a contract with a school because we do not charge the schools any fees to take you onto contract!
  • Flexibility -  One extremely useful benefit of securing your long term role through us is that it allows you to go into a school and decide whether it is the right one for you before fully committing to the entire academic year
  • Refer a Friend Scheme - financial benefits for every friend that joins us
  • Weekly Pay - you will be paid weekly directly into your bank account

If this is something you would be interested in, then please apply with your CV.

I look forward to hearing from you.

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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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