Primary School Teaching Assistant

Randstad Education
Preston, UK
04 Sep 2019
07 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Teaching Assistants are an integral part of classroom life. If you have experience working with children and want to support the learning and development of those in Primary education, a role at Randstad could be what you're looking for.

Randstad are looking for a teaching assistant to provide cover on a flexible basis for a network of schools in Preston and the surrounding areas. This is your opportunity to work within a number of schools on a cover basis, and have a great impact on the early academic stage of these children's lives.

As Classroom Support you will be generally working 1:1 or with a small group, so traits of empathy, positivity and encouragement is necessary.

With Randstad, you will join an established team, have the valued support of your own consultant and be able to control where and when you work with our new phone App.


A brilliant way to start or advance your career
Tailor your own working days to support your personal commitments
Opportunity to work in a variety
Competitive rates of pay
A dedicated personal consultant to work with and support you throughout
Great potential for long-term placements if desired
24/7 on-call service

Job Responsibilities

Supporting children, often on a 1:1 basis or in small groups
Behaviour management where necessary
Helping children to understand their work
Engaging children in their development through feedback
Provide a safe environment for both staff and children

What are we looking for?

12 months prior experience working in an environment with children
Behaviour management skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
An enthusiastic and motivated outlook to inspire
Experience working on a 1:1 basis with children desired
Experience working with children with SEN (desired but not necessary)
Up to date DBS check (we can provide if not obtainable)

Necessary Qualifications

Level 2 or 3 in Teaching and Learning Support (or equivalent) desired, however all applications will be read and considered

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