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Teaching Assistant


Pay (per day) - GBP60 - GBP65

We are currently looking to recruit a passionate and experienced Teaching Assistant to join Teaching Personnel. The Teaching Assistant will be working in a school based in Penzance on a long term role. The school is located on the outskirts of Penzance and your role will be to work 1:1 with a child with additional educational needs.

Teaching Personnel are a supply agency that works on both long term and short term bookings and can offer full and part time working weeks. When registering with TP you will work closely with one of our consultants, who will assist your registration, and work on your behalf during the application process. We can offer CPD training at a discounted price and additional training for the right candidates before the job role begins. You have access to our free Safeguarding and Prevent training and can utilise our free CV writing service as much as you like.

Main Roles and Responsibilities:

  • To support classroom teachers in the delivery of classroom lessons and related educational activities so that students make expected or better progress academically, socially and emotionally.
  • To provide general support to the class teacher
  • To use behaviour management strategies effectively
  • To ensure no child is left out and all children are given the same opportunities
  • To manage delegated tasks at the school as set by the class teacher
  • To practise good behaviour management and ensure all children are protected within the classroom
  • To represent the school in a positive way and provide an excellent attitude to each task

Person Specification (Essential)

  • Evidence of successfully working with young people, preferably within a school
  • Awareness of safeguarding young people
  • Ability to deal with challenging behaviour
  • Good communication skills

In return for your hard work and commitment, Teaching Personnel will offer

  • Competitive salary, paid on a weekly basis
  • The opportunity to join a supportive and well established team
  • The support to progress in your career

If you have a positive attitude, an enthusiasm for education and are passionate about working with Young People then we would love to hear from you.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and will therefore require a DBS on the Update Service and references from your two most recent/relevant Managers. This will be processed upon application. Please apply below and Shannan will be in touch shortly to discuss this role. Alternatively, email a copy of your CV to

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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