Job in Sunderland

Exact Education

Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Exact Education is working with one of our fantastic primary schools in Sunderland (SR3) who are looking for a motivated and experienced Teaching Assistant to work across all key stages, working 1:1 and with small groups of children. It would be a full-time position, and it will run till end of the school year.

Responsibilities include:

  • Helping pupils with their learning, often with a particular focus on maths, reading and writing
  • Supervising group activities
  • Setting up equipment for lessons and keeping classrooms safe and tidy
  • Helping develop programmes of learning activities and adapting appropriate materials
  • Motivating and encouraging pupils
  • Monitoring and recording children’s behaviour and progress

It’s essential that you have:

  • A positive approach to working with children and the ability to motivate, inspire and build rapport
  • A level 2/3 qualification in childcare or TA
  • A strong regard for pupil safety and well-being
  • Respect for diversity, as you’ll be working with pupils from a range of backgrounds
  • Communication and interpersonal skills to build relationships with pupils, parents, teachers, and governors
  • Excellent team working skills for working with other support staff

If you would like to be considered for the role of Teaching Assistant an enhanced DBS Certificate on the update service will be required and satisfactory references will be needed. Our compliance team will fully support you through this process.

If you are interested in applying, please contact the office or email over a CV.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary contract

Salary: £375.00-£400.00 per week


  • Referral programme


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

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