Teaching Assistant Supply Jobs – London

We supply teaching assistants for schools across the capital, helping to provide staff 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 assistant work can offer some of the most rewarding experiences, and if successful, you will be provided with a role offering a healthy number of hours, at a high-quality school. As one of the highest paying agencies in London we provide a fantastic range of placements available in schools across the capital.

Why Red Box?

  • Our team of recruitment specialists have years of experience working with teaching assistants to help find the perfect job opportunities at schools in London.
  • We call on our vast expertise and industry knowledge to pair up the right candidate with the right school
  • We always work with you directly, offering updates and further information as we get it.
  • As industry experts we are happy to provide specialist advice and answer any questions you have. If you are new to London, we can also help by providing detailed information on the school you will be working in, as well as the location of the school and directions to help you get there.
  • We can also offer a shadow day which will allow you to learn more about your placement and give you a chance to settle into your new role.

Stressed Schoolboy Studying In Classroom With Teacher

What Qualifications Do I Need?

  • For entry level positions, you will typically need Level 1 Award in Preparing to Work in Schools or the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning.
  • Basic literacy and numeracy skills are also expected, such as a GCSE or equivalent in Maths and English, as well as experience in working with children.
  • A degree is not essential if you are looking to become a teaching assistant, but it can be useful to show that you have relevant skills and qualifications.

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!

Teaching Assistant Duties

  • Support students with their learning and to help manage the classroom.
  • Helping to plan lessons, making sure pupils are engaged and stay on task
  • Delivering tailored teaching activities

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.

Contact us

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!