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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are seeking to appoint Teaching Assistant's to join our dedicated supply team to work in primary schools across the Maidstone area. As a Teaching Assistant (TA), you will be expected to work in a variety of classes ranging from the EYFS to KS2. These roles will begin at the start of the new academic year in September, as long as the schools reopen on time after the current closures.

The role

The desired Teaching Assistants will be working across multiple Key Stages and support children in the form of group activities and also on a 1-1 basis.

The school

Teaching Personnel have worked with primary schools for more than 10 years, working across the whole of Maidstone and East Kent. We cover schools in Aylesford, Malling, Chatham, Rochester, Gillingham, Medway, Borden and Sittingbourne.

Requirements To be considered for the position of Teaching Assistant, you will:
• Hold a minimum of a Level 3 qualification in Teaching and Learning in Schools.
• Have experience of working as a Teaching Assistant in a Primary environment.
• Be experienced in working with smaller nurture groups to boost attainment.
• Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of school staff.
• Ideally have experience delivering primary lessons.

About Teaching Personnel

Teaching Personnel are the market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. We have branches across the country, and we are part of the world-renowned education company TES Global.

What Teaching Personnel offer

As a valued employee of Teaching Personnel, you will receive:

  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.
  • FREE and reduced training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach and Autism Awareness.
  • Refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.
  • Access to a dedicated primary consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

** Due to the current global and national events, teaching Personnel are still conducting registrations but they will take place virtually to get you registered and ready to work for when the school is reopened, so please do not delay in registering your interested with us **


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

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