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Primary Teaching Assistant

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Primary TA

JOB TYPE: Part Time


*Primary School Teaching Assistant - Supply and Long-Term Roles*

Teaching Personnel are looking to recruit resourceful Primary School Teaching Assistants (TA's) to work within Primary Schools in Oldham, to provide emergency cover requirements in the local area.

As part of Teaching Personnel, you will join a community of staff dedicated to connecting you with roles you will flourish in. We do this by getting to know your strengths, aspirations and connecting you with professionals with-in the educational field to enable you to reach your education career goals. Usually when making a good impression during short term work or placement this may result in longer term work. 

Responsibilities of this role:

  • 1:1 Tuition with students that require extra support
  • Lead small group intervention sessions leading up to key exams
  • Provide general cover to other areas within school
  • Involvement in departmental planning and marking

What we look for at Teaching Personnel:

  • Talented individuals who want to be part of transforming education across Oldham
  • Knowledge of strategies to recognise and reward efforts and achievements towards self-resilience that are appropriate to the age and development stage of the pupil
  • Ability to provide classroom cover in absence of the teacher 

Benefits of working for Teaching Personnel:

  • Competitive Rates
  • Ensuring you are work ready by offering developmental courses in - Mental Well-bring in Children and Young People, Managing Classroom Behaviour, Mindfulness and Promoting Positive Behaviour
  • Dedicated Consultant 
  • Flexible Working
  • We take safeguarding very seriously here at Teaching Personnel and ensure all candidates have an Enhanced Disclosure Barring (DBS) certificate as well as a 6-tier career history with references prior to offering roles. 

This is a brilliant opportunity for you to determine your own work/life balance whilst fulfilling a challenging and rewarding role. If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you? Then please contact John on 0161 242 1790 or email

We 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. 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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