• Long Term
  • Primary
  • Temporary
  • Nantwich
  • Salary: £13.65 - 16.25 per hour + Free Ongoing Training
  • Ref: TAENANT1
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Teaching Assistant – Career change and flexibility


Embrace The Freedom of a Flexible Primary Teaching Assistant role at Educate, where you’ll have the autonomy to shape your schedule and adapt to the dynamic needs of the classroom!

Are you driven by the joy of witnessing a child’s face light up with a smile of accomplishment after you’ve guided them through a challenge? Is there anything more rewarding than being a catalyst in those transformative ‘a-ha!’ learning moments? If you’re dedicated to unlocking the potential of every young mind, we have an exceptional opportunity for you.

As a flexible Primary Teaching Assistant at Educate, we’re looking for individuals with a passion for education and preferably some prior experience in a similar role. You’ll be a reassuring presence in the classroom, supporting pupils as they embark on their educational adventures. One day, you might run fun reading groups; the next, you might get creative with arts and crafts. Every day will be different and exciting!

At Educate, you’ll be a valued member of a supportive and inclusive team of teaching assistants. We create nurturing environments that cater to diverse learning needs, and we’re committed to providing you with all the necessary training and resources to excel in these inclusive and supportive learning settings. You’ll feel embraced and part of a community that appreciates your contribution.

One of this role’s most empowering aspects is its flexibility. You can design a schedule that aligns with your needs, whether managing other commitments or simply striving for a harmonious work-life balance. We respect your personal needs and believe in empowering you to take control of your professional life.

Does the thought of being that friendly face who turns challenges into cherished achievements fill you with excitement? Then it’s time to apply to become a flexible Primary Teaching Assistant with Educate! We’ll provide the launchpad; you just need to bring your passion for igniting young minds.

Get ready to make a difference, one moment at a time! 

Benefits of joining the Educate Group:

  • Run by a leading team of experienced Teachers, Senior Leaders and Support Staff with over 85+ years of combined education experience.
  • Committed to providing employment, free coaching, training and support to our team of staff.
  • Work as often and flexibly as you like to achieve a work-life balance
  • Build relevant classroom-based experience with reputable schools across the area
  • Opportunity to apply for your initial teacher training with Educate ITT and one of their link schools.
  • Opportunities to move into a permanent position – should one become available.

Responsibilities of a Teaching Assistant:

  • Support the teacher in preparing classroom materials.
  • Assist individual students and manage student behaviour.
  • Assess progress and provide feedback.
  • Create a positive learning environment, providing support during activities.
  • Help with administrative tasks.
  • Follow school policies and procedures.

 Requirements of a Teaching Assistant:

  • No qualifications are required, although good standards of literacy and numeracy are needed.
  • Experience working with children or young people would be beneficial. 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to manage behaviour effectively.
  • A positive attitude and a willingness to learn.
  • Flexibility and adaptability.

Registrations required to be a Teaching Assistant:

  • An Enhanced DBS on the Update Service, but if you do not have one, you can apply for a new one through Educate.
  • You must register with the EWC (Education Workforce Council) to work in Wales.


  • All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK, as we cannot offer a work permit to any applicant or facilitate work permits for any vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.
  • We are a member of the REC (Recruitment & Employment Confederation).
  • The Educate Group are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children.
  • As a matter of courtesy, the Educate Group aim to respond to all applications within 48 hours.
  • A higher rate is achievable for candidates with a proven track record of high attainment within the required job role or subject area.
  • All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

If you want to know more about the Educate Group and the current opportunities, don’t hesitate to contact one of our team on 01978 281881.

Hours Full Time

Sector Primary

Reference TAENANT1

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