Teaching Assistants


We are seeking hard-working, honest, dependable and self-motivated Teaching Assistants

Overall Responsibilities

This post holder will be required to provide teaching and administrative support for the school. Under guidance from the SLT and class teacher, the post holder will be expected to work with individual students and small groups within the classroom. The post holder will be expected to provide cover for planned and unplanned short term teacher absences.

Main Responsibilities

Teaching and learning

  • Assist in the educational and social development of students under the direction and guidance of the SLT and class teachers
  • Assist the SLT and class teachers in the planning of work programmes for individuals and groups of students and developing extended activities. Help monitor their progress
  • Provide support for individual students inside and outside the classroom to enable them to fully participate in activities; support students with specific learning needs and help develop their social skills
  • Undertake planned and unplanned cover in the short-term absence of teachers in all curriculum areas
  • To undertake lunchtime supervision as directed

Administrative duties

  • Support teachers in preparation and production of classroom materials
  • Ensure that all departmental materials and equipment are in good, safe working order and stored safely and securely
  • Assist teachers with maintaining student records
  • Prepare and present displays of students’ work both in the classroom and surrounding areas of the school