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Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel are seeing an increased demand for education support staff throughout Chesterfield and Sheffield.

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant who can positively contribute to raising achievement in various Key Stages, working either 1:1 or with small groups. You will support the class teacher and deliver structured activities to support English, Phonics and Maths. You may work with children who have been identified as having Special Educational Needs, so experience in this area would be desired. You will need to challenge and motivate children in your care, to reinforce self-esteem and encourage them to take part in whole class activities in a positive manner.

We would also welcome applicants for this Teaching Assistant role who have transferrable skills, such as ex forces, sports coaches and Youth Workers. 

Our Ideal Teaching Assistant will have:

  • CACHE L3 or degree educated or experience working with children
  • Experience working with children with children across Key Stages
  • Familiar with current assessments
  • Experience delivering phonics/speech and language intervention

In turn, Teaching Personnel can offer you;

  • GBP65-GBP75 per day, depending on previous experience
  • Ongoing development through our unrivalled CPD Academy
  • A dedicated consultant who will work for you
  • Support with interviews to find your ideal position
  • Work in schools exclusive to Teaching Personnel
  • Full and Part Time work to fit around your existing commitments 
  • Experience in a range of settings, including Integrated Resource Units 

To apply for this role, please forward your full CV to in the Sheffield Primary Team or call us on 0114 241 3340 for more information. 

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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