Are you a higher level teaching Assistant? Or level 3 qualified with PPA or classroom teaching experience? Are you possibly looking for a new opportunity in a modern and inclusive school from September 2022? Would you like a role that provides you with a combination of whole class duties and the opportunity to step up and direct a class? If so, keep reading!

Our client is a new build Primary school with 360 pupils on roll, their curriculum is tailored to ensure it meets all needs, placing emphasis on growth, possibility and community. Our client strives to be an inclusive school, supporting a range of needs and abilities by providing all children with a wide range of experiences to allow them to flourish throughout school life which includes the development of the key skills and knowledge they need to thrive throughout their educational journey.

The position will run for one term – until December, providing 5 days a week support. This role will be within KS1 and will need someone with classroom and leadership experience to independently cover aspects of PPA time and leadership time in the teacher’s absence. You will act as a TA for a class and need to be prepared to work across KS1 as a minimum, therefore flexible and equally capable of covering a class. This school is looking for someone proficient with behaviour management as well as supporting any key issues for staff. This is an inclusive school , so learning styles, pupil’s needs and behaviour will be varied to each pupil. Support will be provided to you from other colleagues but initiative and drive will be preferred as this is a very busy fast paced environment.


  • Cover teacher’s PPA time.
  • Provide general TA support to the whole class.
  • Preparation of resources and activities for the whole class.
  • Collaborate with classroom teacher to organise appropriate activities.
  • Liaise with other professionals such as Teacher’s, TA, specialist support staff.
  • Work closely with other LSAs and support staff.
  • Work with classes, small groups and with children on a one to one basis.
  • Essential requirements

  • Experience of working with young people.
  • Be comfortable and confident in managing challenging behaviours.
  • Ability to engage with, and build rapport with young people.
  • Be creative, proactive and flexible in their supporting style.
  • Experience with behaviour management as the role is across classes.
  • Have experience with SEN or knowledge learning difficulties.
  • TA qualified.
  • Associated Benefits

  • Local parking.
  • Public Transport near by.
  • Competitive daily pay rate.
  • Weekly pay.
  • Support from an exciting network of Primary Schools.
  • Access to free CPD.
  • Support from your dedicated consultant who specialises in Primary Education.
  • CV and application support.
  • Discounts.
  • Refer a friend Scheme with a reward of £300 love 3 shop vouchers.
  • Randstad is committed to the safety of young children; therefore all posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

    Apply today to start your career in teaching with the support of Randstad Education and the Primary Schools. We are able to provide you with a network of opportunities in the local Primary Schools and access to CPD events.


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