A lovely Catholic primary school in north-east London is currently looking for a teaching assistant to join the Year 6 class on a three day per week/long-term basis. This rewarding role is to start as soon as possible and will in all likelihood extend to the end of the Summer term. This is an excell...View Job
Are you an experienced TA looking for a role starting ASAP? We have a fantastic vacancy open for a teaching assistant to work in an after school club part-time for the rest of the academic year, potentially through to February 2018. The working hours are 2.30pm to 6.15pm for five days per week, but ...View Job
South West London schools are current working with TimePlan Education, to fill supply requirements for teaching assistants. The schools with which TimePlan works have supply needs for regular supply days, full-time supply and ad-hoc daily supply of a sporadic nature. With so much demand for teaching...View Job
TimePlan works with a range of school across South West London, to support them in their recruitment search for long-term or permanent teaching assistants in their schools. If you are an experienced teaching assistant looking for a new opportunity in a welcoming primary school local to you, we can h...View Job
A good independent school in north London is currently looking for a long-term cover supervisor to deliver a range of lessons. This exciting role is to start as soon as possible, potentially for the rest of this term.
A SEN teaching assistant is required in Kingston Upon Thames for an immediate start. This exciting SEN teaching assistant opportunity is available on an ongoing and full time basis starting immediately. This particular role will be working with a pupils of Primary ages, although there may also be op...View Job
A fantastic school for children with special educational needs is looking for a SEN teaching assistant available to start immediately. This part-time role is to work in a small group, currently across year 3 to year 5. The school are looking for someone empathetic, positive and willing to learn to j...View Job
TimePlan Education is looking to recruit qualified support staff to work in Southampton, and throughout all of Hampshire. We have been established for over 25 years, and are one of the leading education recruitment agencies in the UK.
Are you thinking of becoming a Teaching Assistant but not quite sure what the role entails or whether you have the right skills and qualifications?
The following information will provide you with an outline what you need to take up one of our many teaching assistant jobs with TimePlan. You will also be able to register with TimePlan and find out what teaching assistant jobs TimePlan has following the links on this page.
If you enjoy working with children and would like to play a part in their education and wellbeing, a job as a teaching assistant could be ideal for you. Teaching assistants are a crucial part of every school but the role can differ greatly from school to school and class to class. The responsibilities can range from performing routine tasks to working with individual children with special needs. An increasing number of TAs are also given the task of assessing pupils’ literacy and numeracy performance.
TimePlan receives a high volume of applications for teaching assistant roles and will only consider applications from individuals who have a clear interest in education and hold relevant qualifications/experience. Applicants should also demonstrate that they have a sound knowledge of the National Curriculum and/or the Early Years Foundation Stage.
Role and Responsibilities
As a teaching assistant your role would be to support teachers and help children with their educational and social development, both in and out of the classroom. It could more specifically involve directly supporting children with particular needs, working with them individually or in small groups. Bilingual TAs will often be asked to support pupils with English as a second language. The exact role will depend on the school, department and the age of the children, but in general duties include:
TimePlan will consider applications from individuals who hold one or more of the following qualifications:
Skills, Interests and Qualities
As a teaching assistant you will need:
Teaching Assistant Jobs
TimePlan receives numerous teaching assistant jobs everyday. Click on our ‘Job Search’ button to find your perfect TA job today. Or simply register your interest and one of our School Support Team will contact you directly.