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Primary Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Do you want to make a difference to our next generation of learners?

Are you looking to build your experience within schools in order to progress your career?

We are looking to for teaching assistants available on a full-time basis to work with primary schools in the Cambridge area from October half term 2020. Posts may see you providing varied support to; small groups of children, 1:1 support and general class support throughout the primary age. You will work during school hours from Monday -Friday, totalling 30 hours per week. 

Whether you come with a range of experience within schools or you are starting off in your school career, if you feel you would be suitable for this position please get in touch!


  • Work closely with the class teacher and other staff members to provide the best support for pupils
  • Help with preparation and planning of activities and lessons
  • Guide the child/children with different learning styles to ensure they are getting the full benefit from the lesson
  • Ensure a safe place of work for the child and other students within the classroom
  • Reporting of any issues, in line with the school policies and procedures
  • Communicating effectively with pupils, staff, parents and carers where necessary 
  • Ad hoc admin/general duties where necessary 
  • Working with small groups and 1:1

Requirements for the role;

  • Passionate about primary education 
  • Experience working with pupils on a 1:1 basis that can be referenced 
  • Safeguarding training 
  • A DBS on the update service (or willing to apply for one through Teaching Personnel)
  • A UK address and right to work
  • Flexibility in terms of transportation
  • Strong behaviour management skills 
  • Relevant qualifications – desirable not mandatory

What Teaching Personnel can do for you:

  • Pay – Weekly pay based on your skills, experience, flexibility and availability
  • myTP – Digital services that make your work admin and communication simple
  • A dedicated personal consultant who will support you through your registration and work journey!
  • Teaching Personnel’s CPD Academy – Your Continuous Professional Development 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 TP will contribute into

If this sounds like something you would be interested in us here at Teaching Personnel would love to hear from you! alternatively if this doesn’t sound like the right role for you get in touch on 01223 778 494 and see what other educational roles we have available in your area.

Already registered with Teaching Personnel? recommend a friend and if they are successful you will receive GBP50.00!

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. 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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