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Trainee Teaching Assistant

Posted 3 April by Engage Education
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Salary icon £80.00 - £90.00 per day
Location icon Oxford , Oxfordshire

Trainee Teaching Assistant -

Acting as a work-finding service, Engage Education has a diverse range of primary schools in and around Oxfordshire. We are looking for a trainee teaching assistant to assist in supporting students of primary and secondary age in a range of subjects. If you are seeking a long-term position and can commit for the entire academic year, we would be happy to hear from you.

  • Location - Oxford- Position - Teaching Assistant
  • Type of work - Teaching Assistant - No previous education experience required
  • Start date - ASAP
  • Duration / Likely Duration - 1 Year - ASAP with the view to get the contract extended
  • End date (if applicable) - no end date
  • Contract type - Temporary with the view to go permanent
  • Full time/part time - FULL TIME ONLY
  • Up to £95
  • Hours - 8:30 am - 16:00 pm (full day)


  • Work with all ability ranges including those with EAL and SEN
  • Run your intervention sessions and booster groups with pupils that need it the most.
  • Be involved in running extracurricular activities


  • NO previous education experience is required to apply
  • Up to date Safeguarding training issued in the last year (desirable however not essential)


  • Hold Right to Work in the UK
  • Hold an enhanced child barred list DBS certificate registered with the online update service or be willing to process a new application (if not we can get one)
  • Provide two professional references What you will need:
  • A range of behaviour management techniques
  • To have worked with learners with a range of needs
  • The ability to re-engage a young person in learning through a range of methods
  • To be able to commit to working at the school for long period of time
  • A resilient attitude

Why choose Engage Education?

  • We pay all our staff in line with the Agency Worker Regulations, meaning your pay will be equal to that of a permanent employee
  • You will benefit from your own dedicated Engage consultant who will provide ongoing support and guidance
  • You will be invited to our wide range of continued professional development (CPD) training sessions, provided by our in-house team of experienced senior leaders. These are completely free to attend!
  • £150 referral bonus for each of your friends you refer to us when they work 10 days or more.

How to apply
If you’re as excited about this role as we are, you can apply below - or get in touch with us directly.
If you’re not contacted within 2 working days, unfortunately you have not been successful for this role.
We have a lot of applications to our positions, so don’t be disheartened - you are still free to apply to one of our other vacancies that you may be more suited for. We will also keep your CV on file and continue to help you in your search for your next role.
All candidates will be required to undertake a valid enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance will be provided.
By applying for this role, you are consenting to Engage Education Ltd storing your personal details in our fully encrypted database, in line with GDPR requirements.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £78.00-£90.00 per day


  • Employee discount
  • Referral programme


  • 8 hour shift


  • DBS (preferred)

Reference: 52412072

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