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Teaching Assistant

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Teaching Assistant Role:

  • Provide 1:1 and group support for children who need additional help
  • Reading and Writing groups to raise attainment levels
  • Intervention groups for Maths and English to increase attainment levels
  • Work under the guidance of the classroom teacher to support children and control behaviour in the classroom
  • Creating resources for lessons
  • Social and emotional support
  • Encourage positive behaviour in and around the school
  • Helping with school trips, events and outings
  • Earn GBP57 - GBP60 per day, above National Living Wage

The School:

  • This school is a community primary school situated in the Newbridge area
  • Graded ‘Good’ in all inspection areas by ESTYN
  • “Most pupils enjoy school and have a positive attitudes to learning” ESTYN
  • The schools aims to provide a firm foundation for our pupils through a broad, balance, exciting and enjoyable education, whilst placing high emphasis on the basic skills of reading, writing and maths
  • “Pupils with additional learning needs make particularly good progress” ESTYN

Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience working with children is desirable but not essential
  • Have a passion for wanting to make a positive difference in children’s lives
  • An energetic person who can be personable and enthusiastic while working as a Teaching Assistant
  • Have the ability to support small groups and children and on 1:1 basis
  • Candidates with a ‘can do’ attitude willing to take on a challenge


This role is a full time position on a temporary basis staring in March 2020. If the Teaching Assistant role is one that interests you then apply now to start your journey. 


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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