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Primary Teaching Assistant

The Headteacher of a Primary School located in Preston is looking for a strong support assistant. They require an additional member of staff to provide general classroom support in Key Stage 2 and to deliver core subject interventions.

Details of the role:

  • Working hours: 08:45 – 15:30, Mon-Fri
  • Hourly rate: GBP10 - GBP11 (dependent on experience)
  • Start date: 22nd February 2021 (until July 2021)
  • Temporary initially with the potential for a school contract

Responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering tailored learning activities and providing learning support to individuals and small groups of children across the curriculum
  • Engaging, motivating and encouraging learners
  • Supporting children’s social and emotional development
  • Assisting the Class Teacher in managing behaviour
  • Effectively feeding back
  • Record keeping and administrative tasks, such a preparing resources
  • Creating classroom displays
  • Attending meetings and contributing to the extra-curricular opportunities provided by the school


  • Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification or above
  • Child workforce DBS on update service or willing to apply for a new DBS
  • Recent experience working alongside children in Key Stage 2
  • Pro-active, hardworking and committed to making a positive impact

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.

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