The challenging and varied role of a Teaching Assistant is ideal for anyone hoping to make a positive impact on the lives of children and step in to the education sector.
As a Teaching Assistant, your role may vary from day to day, and can included 121 support for pupils with Special Education Needs, delivering maths and English booster sessions for small groups or general classroom duties, assisting the teacher in setting up activities and general admin tasks.
Job titles vary and you may also be known as a :
What will a working day look like?
Your duties will depend on your experience, training and TA status. Generally, your duties may include (but not be limited to) :
The working hours will depend purely on the role you undertake, but is usually limited to around 35 hours per week inline with school opening times.
Although entry routes into Teaching Assistant roles are varied, you'll usually need a combination of relevant experience and qualifications.
Typically, employers seek one of the following :
To work with children, young people and vulnerable groups, you will need to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
You'll need to show :
You'll need relevant work experience with children in an Educational setting. This can be either in a paid or voluntary capacity.
You may also be able to find experience in :
For more information, or to discuss Teaching Assistant roles in your area, please call the North Yorkshire Primary Team on 01482 908010
All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com / faqs 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.