Teaching Assistant Jobs UK
TEFL UK are hiring Teaching Assistants across the UK ✨
Full and Part Time Teaching Assistant Jobs
We have hundreds of Teaching Assistant jobs available around the UK for all entry levels, from those who are brand new to the profession to experienced TAs looking for a change.
This is the perfect role if you enjoy working with children and supporting their progress. As a Teaching Assistant, you will collaborate closely with instructors to ensure that pupils are safe and well-cared for both in and out of the classroom.
What are the main duties of a Teaching Assistant?
- Assist young learners with activities such as reading and writing
- Provide extra assistance to special needs children or international language students
- Assist the teacher with lesson preparation, such as setting up the classrooms
- Motivate students and provide support
- Aid the teacher in grading and correcting the students' work
- Assist with the planning of school trips and activities
- Participate in teacher meetings and evaluations
Start your teaching career!
Enjoy some excellent benefits as a Teaching Assistant
Great daily payUp to £90 per day
Plenty of employment optionsLong Term and Short Term Roles available
Work / life balanceFlexible hours
Gain experienceBuild your CV and kickstart your career
Ongoing career progressionDevelopment opportunities
Full training and supportEnjoy a wide range of CPD courses
What locations are available for Teaching Assistant jobs?
We are looking to appoint Teaching Assistants in:
What qualifications are required to become a Teaching Assistant?
- Excellent reading, writing and numeracy skills
- Proof of no criminal record check via Disclosure and Barring Service
- Experience working with children
- Bachelor's degree advantageous
Technically, no qualifications are required to work as a teaching assistant, however possessing relevant qualifications will help you stand out. Because there are a growing number of applicants for teaching assistant positions, schools can be more selective, favouring people with qualifications.
In London, a teaching assistant earns an average of £80.07 a day.
The main distinction between LSAs and TAs is that an LSA is usually assigned to work with a single child, often one with special needs. A TA collaborates more with the entire class during teaching sessions.
Many aspects of the job are comparable to those of a teacher, such as offering advice and assistance in class, although a teaching assistant will not be responsible for lesson planning or marking.