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Graduate Teaching Assistant - Newport

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Job description

WHAT: Teaching Assistant

WHERE: Secondary school in Newport

WHEN: Immediate start

The head teacher of a secondary school in Newport is looking to recruit a teaching assistant who can work full time. Experience as a teaching assistant is desirable but not essential as we will consider any experience working with children, in care work or personal experience with SEN.

The job as a teaching assistant consists of working 1:1 and in small groups with children with either challenging behaviour or special educational needs. These children require extra care and attention within the classroom which you would be providing. You will build a rapport with the child in order to gain their attention and help them focus on the work, aiding their learning.

Your personality and attitude is the main factor when choosing the correct candidate for the position. A kind, calming and reliable person is required in order to be empathetic and offer stability to the children. A minimum of core GCSE’s is required.

The head teacher has asked us to recruit for this position as there has been an increase in students that require additional support. The school is located close to the M4 with good public transport links and excellent facilities. 

The pay is GBP285 to GBP300 per week and there is potential for a permanent position.

Interviews will be held in the next few weeks.

Please apply using the link. 


If you don’t believe this position is right for you but you are still interested in a career as a teaching assistant then send your CV and explain what you are looking for, as we may have something else to better suit 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.

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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