Primary School Teaching Assistant Job Role | PK Education

Primary School Teaching Assistant

Primary School Teaching Assistant


Job Description

Primary School Teaching Assistant 

Are you passionate about working with children?

Then this job maybe for you!


Daily Rate: £90-£110 per day

Role to start immediately with an opportunity for a long term/permanent contract.



Your responsibilities as a Teaching Assistant will include:

v  Supporting teaching and learning

v  Providing one-one support to students with their learning activities

v  Implementing strategies and interventions to support student’s individual needs

v  Working closely with the teacher and other support staff to develop learning plans

v  Encouraging independence and self-confidence in the students while fostering positive relationships and a sense of belonging within the school community

v  Celebrating achievements and progress, no matter how small, to motivate and inspire the student to reach their goals.


Teaching Assistant Requirements:

v  Previous experience working with children

v  Must have/apply for an Enhanced DBS and have it uploaded on the update service (PK Education can support you through this process)

v  The ability to quickly build positive relationships with both staff and students

v  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and establish trust with students, staff, and parents/carers

v  Patience, empathy, and a positive attitude, with a commitment to creating an inclusive and supportive learning environment for all students

v  Flexibility and adaptability to respond to the changing needs of the student and the school environment.


Teaching Assistant Perks and Benefits:

v  Competitive salary and opportunities for career development and progression within a supportive and collaborative team environment

v  A warm and inclusive school community where every member is valued and respected, with a commitment to promoting diversity and equality

v  Ongoing training and professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and expertise in supporting students

v  The chance to make a meaningful difference in the life of a student and contribute to their educational journey and personal growth

v  Supportive leadership and colleagues who are dedicated to ensuring the well-being and success of every student in our school community


Primary School Teaching Assistants of all levels and experience will be considered for this role.

We look forward to welcoming you to our team!

If you’re interested in finding more out about this Teaching assistant role please contact 0114 272 2212 and ask for Grace or email

We will always try to get back to you within 24 hours to discuss suitability to register with PK Education.