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Teaching Assistant

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Teaching Assistant


Have you recently graduated, and are now considering a career in teaching?

Are you looking for a new challenge starting in January 2021?

Are you a graduate wanting to gain experience in school before applying for your PGCE?


  • The position: Secondary Teaching Assistant
  • Salary: Earn GBP60-65 per day

Teaching Personnel are currently working alongside an inclusive secondary school in the Kingswood area of Bristol who are looking to recruit an organised and hard-working teaching assistant. This role is full-time and provides the opportunity to gain experience and training.

The School:

  • Respected organisation offering opportunities to advance your career within a supportive environment
  • Improving results and a great reputation across Bristol
  • Accessible transport links near ring road, Bath and public transport from Bristol city centre

The ideal candidate:

Will –

  • Be able to commit to a long-term role as a teaching assistant
  • Have a respectful and professional approach towards students and staff at the school
  • Have a patient and empathetic approach, with a passion for education and helping others
  • Work alongside other members of the support team and teachers in the classroom
  • Have an excellent understanding of the classroom and have high expectations of work and capable of managing challenging behaviour

Must –

  • Having experience working with KS3 and KS4 children (not necessarily in a classroom) is desirable
  • The right to work within the UK
  • The ability to provide two references from your most recent employers
  • All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid child workforce Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

Benefit from –

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Rewarding Job Satisfaction
  • Great work-life balance with school holidays
  • Working alongside professional and inspirational people

What Teaching Personnel can offer you:

  • Specialist trained consultants – supporting you in finding your ideal role
  • Full access to high-quality Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training
  • Supporting your COVID-secure safe return to work
  • A straightforward Online Portal to log your availability
  • Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants
  • A generous referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a reward!


If you are interested in applying for this role or have any questions, please email your CV to our recruiter Ewan: or call the friendly Bristol office on 0117 239 1557

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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