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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are proud to continue the partnership with a number of Primary, Secondary and SEN Schools across South Yorkshire and Derbyshire for this academic year.  We will be supporting the schools with their staffing requirements, in particular we are recruiting Specialist Teaching Assistants and Cover Supervisors due to such high demand that COVID-19 has brought us. 

The role of Teaching Assistant and Cover Supervisor will involve the following:

  • Supporting pupils, in small groups and on 1:1, who are identified as falling behind or require additional support with their studies
  • Providing general classroom assistance to teachers (activity/lesson planning)
  • Covering lessons in the absence of class teachers - great way to gain classroom and behaviour management skills

Previous experience in a similar role or working with young people is very desirable! If you are a graduate considering a career in teaching, this is an opportunity to gain invaluable experience to support your ITT application.

If you would like to work as a Teaching Assistant in a range of education settings, this is the perfect opportunity for you.

The rates of pay will start at GBP10 per hour. There are part-time and full-time positions available across a number of partnering schools, depending on what availability you could offer.

Teaching Personnel offers: competitive rates of pay in the market, with wages paid on a weekly basis via PAYE; access to a number of free CPD courses to enhance your practice; the opportunity of earning GBP50 every time you refer a friend; the assistance of an experienced and dedicated consultant who can support your through the registration process; and much more.

If you are keen to work as a Teaching Assistant in the academic year 2020/21, please do not hesitate to apply by submitting your CV and a brief covering letter to 

If you would like an informal chat about these or other roles we have available, please do not hesitate to get in touch on 0114 241 3341 where one of our dedicated consultants will be able to help

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. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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