• Long Term
  • Primary
  • Temporary
  • Barry
  • Salary: £13.21 - 16.25 per hour + Free Ongoing Training
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Teaching Assistant – Considering a Career in Teaching?


As a supply ALN Teaching Assistant, you have the power to nurture and shape students’ potential and significantly impact their lives.

  • Are you a naturally caring person whose friends and family turn to you for support?
  • Does helping others reach their full potential bring you real fulfillment?

If so, we have an incredible opportunity for you to turn your compassionate nature into a deeply rewarding career.

Educate, a company run by a team of passionate educators, is seeking kind-hearted individuals to join us as supply Teaching Assistants starting after May half-term. You’ll be supporting students with a wide range of special educational needs in schools designed to cater to their unique learning requirements.

In this vital role, you’ll provide one-on-one attention to ensure every student feels encouraged, understood and able to thrive academically. From adapting lessons to different learning styles, to offering emotional reassurance on difficult days, you’ll be their partner on their educational journey. It can be challenging at times, but your patience and nurturing spirit will be the key to unlocking their potential.

The most exciting aspect? This isn’t just a job – it’s a gateway to a fulfilling, long-term career supporting young minds. We’ll provide you with training, paving the way for future leadership roles or other educational paths, all while maintaining a flexible work schedule.

If the idea of shaping lives and making a profound difference resonates with you, this could be the fresh start you’ve been longing for. We’re eager to hear from individuals who are ready to inspire and be inspired every single day. Apply now and start a journey that will transform not just your life, but the lives of the students you’ll be supporting.

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 TAWBARRY1

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