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Teaching Assistant

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Teaching Assistant


  • Support pupils 1:1 and in small groups
  • Maths and English intervention groups
  • Pay above the National Living Wage, GBP57-GBP65 per day
  • Work in a school where the quality of teaching is good
  • Have a passion for making a positive difference in children’s lives
  • Full Time Teaching Assistant position, February 2020 start

Job Description:

In the Teaching Assistant role you will be expected to support pupils 1:1 or in small groups to help them with their academic work. This could be within the classroom supporting the classroom teacher or in the form of intervention groups where you will help pupils outside the classroom to help raise attainment levels in Maths and English. You will also support children with their reading in guided reading session to help raise their reading levels. Alongside academic support you will need to encourage positive behaviour in and outside the classroom by being a role model to the pupils and building a strong rapport. Additionally, you will need to create resources to aid pupils in their academic work and create display boards to showcase high quality work.

The School:

This Primary School situated in the east side of Newport has a school motto of ‘Always feel proud’. In the schools latest inspection ESTYN graded the school ‘Good’ and ‘Adequate’ in all inspection areas. ESTYN commented that pupils at this school make strong progress from their starting points and achieve well. They also mentioned that they the pupils have interesting lessons and receive good quality teaching.


If this teaching assistant role is one that interest you then apply now to get the ball rolling for the new year.

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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