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Trainee Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Trainee Primary Teaching Assistant

Are you looking to start a rewarding career in Education?

Are you patient, hard working and motivated?

The role:

The role is to work as a general Teaching Assistant in a Foundation phase class supporting the Teacher in a class of 25 pupils. This will include taking small good for numeracy and literacy intervention, helping with lunch duty and any school trips.

The successful candidate:

  • Will need to have minimum A-C in Maths and/or English GCSEs and A Levels.
  • Will ideally, but not essentially, be a Sports, Psychology or English Graduate.
  • Will need to be available Monday- Friday 8:30-4pm
  • Will be confident handling challenging behaviour

Previous experience in schools is not essential as training will be provided.

The school:

There are 445 pupils in 16 classes. These include 56 children in the nursery who attend part-time and eight pupils in the specialist resource unit for pupils from across the local authority who have emotional, social and behavioural difficulties.


£9-£10 per hour

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.

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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