Primary Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: 1312361826-2
  • Date Posted: 3 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Term Time Teachers
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Position Overview: We are seeking dynamic and dedicated Primary Teaching Assistants to join our team and support primary schools in Orpington. As a Primary Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in creating a positive and engaging learning environment for students. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals passionate about education and eager to make a difference in the lives of young learners.

Key Responsibilities of a Primary Teaching Assistant are:

  1. Provide support to classroom teachers in delivering high-quality lessons.
  2. Assist with the implementation of lesson plans and activities.
  3. Support individual students or small groups to ensure their academic and social development.
  4. Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  5. Manage classroom behaviour and promote a respectful and positive atmosphere.
  6. Collaborate with teaching staff to meet the diverse needs of students.
  7. Participate in team meetings and professional development sessions as required.

Requirements for a Primary Teaching Assistant:

  1. Relevant experience working with primary school-aged children.
  2. A genuine passion for education and the well-being of students.
  3. Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  4. Flexibility and adaptability to work in different school environments.
  5. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  6. An understanding of primary school curriculum and teaching methods.
  7. Patience, resilience, and a positive attitude.


  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Additional qualifications in education or related fields are advantageous.

Term Time Teachers are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, therefore all applicants will be subject to a full face-to-face registration and an Enhanced DBS (Formerly known as CRB).