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.