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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are now recruiting for a Full-Time Primary School Teaching Assistant.

Also known as classroom assistants, TAs support learning activities in schools and nurseries. The work involves supporting children individually, in small groups or as a whole class.

The primary school is medium sized situated in the friendly community of High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire.

  • Working Timetable in school term time of Monday to Friday
  • Work Hours based from 08:30-15:30

What the role requires:

  • To understand the role of assisting and supervising pupils on particular tasks and the expected outcome of individual activities within the allocated timescale
  • To be calm under pressure, adaptable and enthusiastic
  • Compassionate and positive attitude
  • Good listening skills and to be sensitive to pupils individuals needs
  • Positive behaviour management
  • Knowledge of a range of learning support needs

What you will be doing:

  • Make sure pupils that you support can engage in learning and stay on task during the lesson or activity.
  • Support with reading, writing and help explain how to apply what they have learnt in lesson.
  • Provide supervision during break/lunch times as required
  • Listen to pupils read and read to pupils as a class, group or one-to-one
  • Guide and monitor pupil progress
  • Supporting pupils from a variety of backgrounds, who may have a range of learning and/or behavioural difficulties.


Entry-level role, you will need to have basic literacy and numeracy skills (GCSE or equivalent, i.e. National 4 and 5 in Scotland, in maths and English) and ideally experience with working with children however not essential - training can be provided.


If you would like to apply or know more please contact Luca on 0118 3271585 or on

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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