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Teaching Assistant Jobs

We work with primary schools across the capital, supporting their staffing needs for short-term and long-term placements. Teaching assistants play a vital role in developing and improving a child’s experience in education. Red Box Teacher Recruitment work with some of the best schools in London! Our experienced team can help find the ideal role for you.

Teaching can offer some of the most rewarding experiences. You will be provided with a role offering a healthy number of hours, at a high-quality school. We provide a fantastic range of placements available in schools across the capital.

Great daily

Multi-cultural environment

9.8/10 rating on RMTA

What Qualifications Do I Need?

If you want to take advantage of competitive rates and placements in a wide range of schools around London, contact Red Box Teacher Recruitment to find out more about our placements and how we can help you.

We encourage all teachers who are passionate about delivering education to pupils to get in touch!

Teaching Assistant Duties

Should I be a Teaching Assistant?

A great teaching assistant should be understanding and passionate about children’s education and will thrive in a vibrant, joyful and demanding environment. There are also plenty of opportunities to grow and develop your own career as a teacher and to increase your pay. You can also expect a lot of variety in your work, as no two days are typically the same.
If you are interested in learning more about the range of teaching assistant positions we have available, please get in contact with our friendly team today. Submit your CV and register with us, or give us a call now on 01932 247000!

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International Teachers

Teaching assistants with qualifications in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia, Canada, and the United States are encouraged to apply for placements we offer on our site. We invite all teaching assistants who are qualified elsewhere to apply, but be aware that you may require extra training and qualifications in order to obtain qualified training status (QTS). What matters most to us is that you have the necessary motivation to aid pupils in a primary school environment and further enhance their education!
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Frequently Asked Questions

Discover the answer to some frequently asked questions about working as a teaching assistant for a teaching agency.

There are a variety of Teaching Assistant (TA) qualifications and courses that you can take to demonstrate your ability and competency. Completing TA certifications might also demonstrate that you can maintain a high level of professionalism. Teaching assistants can earn the following certifications:

  • Level 2 Award in Support Work in Schools
  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant Diploma
  • Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Level 2 Teaching Assistant Certificate
  • Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Level 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools
  • Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools

The level 2 and level 3 Awards are knowledge-based qualifications. To put it another way, you can finish these courses before starting employment. Once you are employed, you can continue to expand your expertise by taking other courses.

You’ll need the following skills and knowledge:

  • The ability to establish positive relationships with children, with sensitivity and empathy.
  • Outstanding verbal communication 
  • The ability to inspire children to learn
  • Active listening skills to comprehend the needs of the children
  • Patience and the ability to remain calm and collected under pressure
  • Flexibility and willingness to adapt when working on various projects
  • Love collaborating with others
  • The ability to instruct students on how to perform a task
  • The ability to create a safe environment for learning or teaching new information
  • The ability to use a computer or a hand-held device to do basic tasks

Restrictions and Conditions:

You’ll need to pass enhanced background checks.

In this role, you will:

  • Assist teachers in the preparation of instructional materials and equipment
  • Prepare the classroom for classes and clean it up afterwards. 
  • Work with groups and individual students to ensure that they understand their work and remain focused.
  • Record and report on students’ development.
  • Oversee group activities such as trips and sporting events.
  • Maintain a safe and healthy atmosphere and adhere to safety procedures
  • Assist instructors in managing classroom behaviour, look after children who are sad or ill, and conduct lessons with the teacher’s support.