Teaching Assistant

Veritas Education Recruitment
Workington, UK
09 Sep 2019
03 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Teaching Assistant

Workington, Cumbia


Are you a Teaching Assistant looking for Long-Term or Day to Day supply work?

Veritas Education have regular work for candidates like you in Workington!

We are looking to register additional Teaching Assistants who are interested in 1:1 SEN work as well as general classroom support.

The supply work we offer is varied and we have part time and full time opportunities available across the whole of Cumbria.

We look for Teaching Assistants who either have experience working with pupils or are looking to gain experience. We are looking for candidates who have an interest in education and in working with children, along with good communication and 'people' skills. You will be employed either to support individuals in mainstream or special educational , depending on your preference. The positions often involve working with the Class Teacher to support a wide range of learners with a wide range of learning abilities.

Work as a TA can involve:

Supporting school work and preparing learning resources under the supervision of the teacher.
Encouraging and supporting the routine that has been set in place for the individual.
Encouraging the individual's confidence, self-esteem and independence.
Helping the child understand instructions, through repetition, re-phrasing or demonstrating.
Providing feedback and assistance to teachers.
Supporting the individual in social activities and on outings.

What personal qualities and skills does working as a TA on supply require?

You will need an interest in education and in working with children along with good communication and 'people' skills. You will need to have a mature approach to your work and a responsible attitude along with much patience and a sense of humour at times! You will need to be a patient person who has compassion and empathy and also a drive to see others flourish and succeed as they learn.

If you are looking for a new opportunity and you are interested in registering with Veritas for Teaching Assistant supply work, please apply online and our consultants will contact you to arrange a registration interview.


All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
You must have legal right to work in the UK
You must be willing to attend a registration interviewVeritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.


'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community

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