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Trainee Teaching Assistant

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Trainee Teaching Assistant

Trainee 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 GBP60-GBP65 per day, above National Living Wage

The School:

This Primary School looking for a trainee teaching assistant is located in Cwmbran and provides an exciting and challenging journey of discovery, filled with opportunities to unlock individual talent and potential. The staff at this school are highly motivated to learn, co-operate with and value others at school, home and in the community. The school develop independent learners and thinkers who are confident and well prepared to become responsible and reliable adults. In the schools latest inspection ESTYN commented that pupil’s wellbeing and attitudes towards learning are very strong. Additionally, the mentioned that nearly all pupils behave very well in lessons and at break times. They are polite, caring and tolerant of the needs of others, and demonstrate high levels of respect towards everyone in the school.

Ideal Candidate:

  • Someone who is looking for a step into education
  • Has a passion for making a positive difference in children’s lives
  • Looking for CPD opportunities
  • Experience working with children desirable but not essential
  • Happy to completed an enhanced DBS check


If this role as a trainee teaching assistant interests you then apply now to kick start your new career. This post is temporary with the potential for a permanent position.

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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