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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Flexible – Part time

Primary Teaching Assistant

High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

Up to GBP320 a week

Working Hours 8:30am – 3:30pm

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Teaching Personnel are currently recruiting for experienced Teaching Assistants or aspiring TA’s who want to commit a career within education in the High Wycombe area.

Also known as classroom assistants, TA’s generally support learning activities in schools. The work involves supporting children individually or in small groups. Generally, TA’s work exclusively with pupils with special educational needs (SEN) or those pupils who may have a range of learning and/or behavioural difficulties.

The school is a typical 2 form entry through primary school situated in the community of High Wycombe. They cater for children from the age of three to eleven, from Nursery to Year 6. The school is run excellently and provides a feel good vibe from the students to the members of staff. The senior leadership team take pride in their diverse community from students of all backgrounds and abilities therefore; the whole school values every student as an individual. The head teacher works closely with parents and families and there dedicated SENCO makes sure those who require assistance receive specialist attention in order to stretch and reach there true potentials.

What you will be doing:

  • Making sure pupils that you support can engage in learning and stay on task during the lesson or activity
  • Supporting with Literacy and Maths and helping to explain how to apply what they have learnt in lesson
  • Providing supervision during break/lunch times as required
  • Listening to pupils read and read to pupils as a class, group or one-to-one
  • Guiding and monitoring pupil progress
  • Undertaking a variety of duties that free up a teacher's time, such as preparing the classroom

For the role ideally you should aim to have basic literacy and numeracy skills (GCSE or equivalent, in Maths and English) but this is not always required if you have previously worked with children. Classroom experience is desired but also not essential.

In turn, Teaching Personnel can offer you:

  • 20 years experience as the leading Education Recruitment agency working in partnership with a large number of Primary, Secondary and SEN Schools
  • Daily rate of pay up to GBP100, depending on your previous experience and role expected
  • Weekly Pay – PAYE included
  • A dedicated, specialist consultant to support you and your needs
  • Unrivalled CPD opportunities including Team Teach, NASEN and Autism Awareness
  • Full or flexible part-time work to fit around your existing commitments
  • A chance to commit to a permanent contract if desired

To apply for the listed vacancy please send your most up to date CV to Luca at or If you are interested in similar vacancies please visit

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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