Teaching Assistant

Posted 15 May by Prospero Teaching
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Prospero Teaching are seeking a confident and knowledgeable Teaching Assistant to join the team at a large, successful primary school in Crewe. This is a great opportunity for a recently Teaching Assistant or an experienced Teaching Assistant to secure a long-term role where they can contribute to the development of the children and be part of a dynamic staff team. The role is full-time, to start immediately and will continue to the end of this academic year.

The school has a generous and positive staff team who work hard to give the children an inspirational and broad experience of school. The children are given a wide range of learning and play opportunities, and are encouraged to be independent learners. You will be required to provide specific support for one child who has additional needs, including autism potentially, although undiagnosed due to the age of the child. You will also be required to work with groups and individuals on learning, play and craft activities, and contribute to the day to day running of the classroom, e.g. make resources, carry out assessments and manage behaviour.

This role will involve:

  • Providing specific support and interventions for children across all curriculum areas
  • Leading groups in activities in core curriculum areas such as Phonics, Reading, Maths and Writing
  • Working with individuals on learning and development activities
  • Preparing resources and areas within the setting
  • Carrying out assessments and recording information
  • Assisting in the daily routines for the children
  • Working with children on range of learning and play activities, indoors and outdoors
  • Liaising with parents

Position details:

  • Location - Crewe
  • Start date - Immediately
  • Duration - Ongoing
  • Position - Teaching Assistant
  • Full-time, 8:30am to 3:30pm daily


- Previous experience working within a UK primary school

- Supporting in Early Years, Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (Minimum Level 2), Education Studies Degree, Psychology Degree or similar

- Up to date Safeguarding and Prevent training issued in the last 12 months - free online Safeguarding training with Prospero is available if needed


- Hold Right to Work in the UK
- Hold an Enhanced DBS certificate registered with the online update service or be willing to process a new application at a cost of £45.80 if you don't already have one
- Provide two professional references covering the past 2 years

Required skills

  • Support Worker
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Learning Support Assistant
  • TA
  • LSA
  • Psychology Graduate
  • SEN Teaching Assistant
  • SEN TA
  • 1:1 Teaching Assistant
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Behavioural Support Assist

Reference: 52658641

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