Teaching Assistant recruitment agency listing
Teaching assistants work alongside teachers in the classroom, providing support for anything from helping pupils to read and write to administrative tasks.
Aptitude, enthusiasm and ability to relate to children are essential for a career as a teaching assistant. Patience and positivity are also beneficial as many jobs involve working specifically with special educational needs (SEN) children.
Qualifications and entry requirements
Beyond basic numeracy and literacy skills, no set qualifications are needed to work as a teaching assistant. However any experience of working with children, voluntary or otherwise, and qualifications in childcare (such as an NVQ) will enhance employment prospects. All teaching assistant jobs are subject to enhanced Criminal Records Bureau clearance.
Salaries are set by local education authorities and vary from region-to-region but typically range from £12,000-£16,000 for general teaching assistants. Career progression to become a Higher Level Teaching Assistant is possible after several years experience. This brings increased responsibility in the classroom and salaries from £16,000-£20,000. Top up allowances are usually provided for all teaching assistants who work with SEN pupils.
Both full and part-time teaching assistant posts are available, on permanent and fixed term contracts. Typical vacancy sources include specialist recruitment agencies, local council websites and local newspapers.
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First 4 Education (UK) Ltd
First 4 Education is an Independent Supply Teaching Agency specialising in the placements of Qualified Teachers and Teaching Assistants to Schools on a Supply basis in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. With over 15 years experience of working in the sector we understand the importance of what it is like working on supply. Our informal but professional approach to finding you work makes First 4 Education a stand out company in the sector.
LinkPoint Resources Limited
LinkPoint is committed to developing strong partnerships with education providers to bring you a recruitment solution that is both swift and efficient. Our specialist consultants recruit for teaching and non-teaching staff at all levels for schools, further education and universities as well as for work-based learning. As an REC accredited recruiter we are bound by a strong code of ethics and place integrity at the heart of our business.
Whether you are looking for job opportunities within UK schools and nurseries or you represent a school or nursery looking to recruit staff you will find exactly what you are looking for at Protocol Education.
Janus Childcare Recruitment
Focusing mainly on the Nursery and Primary School sub-sectors of the Education industry, we use our years of industry experience to provide a quality recruitment process for all of our clients. Our accreditations include OFSTED and REC so you know you can trust us to find suitable candidates to fill your permanent, temporary or contract vacancies in roles including: Classroom Assistant, Montessori Teachers and SEN Teachers.
Mana Resourcing Ltd
We have specialist consultants for sales, engineering / technical, education, IT and commercial / office. We aim to save our clients both time and money and offer an honest and professional approach to recruiting. Mana will make your recruiting a simple and effective process for all perm/temp/contract roles.
Buchan and London Recruitment Ltd
From University Lecturers to Non-Teaching Support Staff, Buchan and London Recruitment are able to tackle all staffing needs in the Education industry. We appreciate the sensitive nature of the sector and ensure that all the candidates we recommend would be an asset to your organisation. Sourcing for areas such as Secondary School, Nursery and Special Needs, we address all permanent positions in the industry nationwide.
MILK Education is a specialist education recruitment agency providing quality supply talent to nurseries & schools across Merseyside, independently owned and based in Liverpool City centre. Whether you are looking for a new teaching role, a new support position or want access to the right teaching personnel for your school, our specialist consultants will work with you to partner and deliver supply solutions that match.
Capita Education Resourcing
Specialist education recruitment agency with offices nationwide.