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Teaching Assistant

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A school we work closely with at Teaching Personnel are looking for a general teaching assistant to start as soon as possible in the Leeds, LS11 area. The upcoming position will be working as a general classroom support assistant across Key Stage 2 on a full-time basis. Ideally starting within the next 2 weeks until the end of next year (2020). 

Rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, this school is located within the LS11 postcode of South Leeds and is close to the city centre and public transport such as; buses and train services. This primary school are looking for enthusiastic and supportive TA who can help raise pupil attainment in core subjects across the Key stage 2 phase. The friendly primary team are looking for a confident and experienced TA who will help enhance the schools ethos, values, expectations and beliefs. 

Teaching Personnel works closely with Leeds Trinity University which provides our candidates with the knowledge and skills they need to develop both personally and professionally as a teaching assistant. Opportunities and key skills courses run all year round for candidates to name a few; Literacy and Mathematical Development across the Curriculum, Planning and questioning for progression, Early Reading and Phonics and Effective Behaviour management! Exclusive only to Teaching Personnel, these course and key skills opportunities help our candidates progress to their maximum potential as teaching assistants.

If any of the key requirements match your skill set and personality we would be delighted to hear from you!

  • Candidates must be available school hours, full-time and able to start as soon as possible
  • Candidates must have a positive attitude and have experience working with young people in a primary education environment
  • Candidates must be enthusiastic and confident when working with primary school aged children of all levels and abilities
  • Candidates need to be open to trial days and providing one-to-one support for pupils of lower abilities or pupils with SEN
  • Candidates must have an up to date CV and 2 references which are educational based
  • Candidates applying MUST have previous experience working with Primary school aged children in a professional capacity

If you are interested in this classroom teaching assistant position or are looking for a new challenge to start this year, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with Charley Alexander at the Leeds Primary Branch on- 0113 2240231 or email your up to date CV to-

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. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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