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Year 6 Teaching Assistant


Job Description:

  • Year 6 Teaching Assistant
  • Primary Academy
  • Full-time
  • Sept  - Jul contract
  • Edgware

A large primary academy in Edgware are looking for two teaching assistants to work within their year 6 classes from September 2023.

The Role

In this role you will be supporting the pupils and teachers within year 6. In the mornings you will be based in class providing learning support to pupils working at all levels including some pupils with SEN.

In the afternoons you will be working with small groups of students with a focus on Maths and English. In these sessions you will cover topics previously learned in class to secure gaps in knowledge. You will be directed by the class teacher and throughout the year will ensure pupils are ready and prepared for national assessments in the summer term. Your role will also include supporting the teacher with administrative duties, preparing lessons and activities and covering break duties.

The school are looking for Teaching Assistants with good English and Maths (GCSE 5+  / A level desirable).

The Academy

This large all-through academy is based in Edgware, with good local transport links and a popular choice for families in the local area. In this specially designed building pupils have the opportunity to grow and develop with facilities specifically designed for younger children, but with the benefits of the resources of the attached secondary academy. There is a strong leadership team in place within the primary academy and staff and pupils enjoy a smaller, community atmosphere. There are good opportunities for professional development across the academy including teacher training so this is a great option for graduates and those looking to further their career in education.

The school are open to applications from with previous experience or passionate and committed individuals with good English and Maths (GCSE 5+) looking to enter the sector. Both roles are full-time and are offered on a contract basis from September 2023 – July 2024.

A group interview day will be held at the academy on Wednesday 24th May where senior leaders will be meeting all short-listed Teaching Assistants.

In order to be considered for one of these roles, you will be required to complete the registration process with Philosophy Education and be available on Wednesday 24th May to attend the school.

If you are interested in this Year 6 Teaching Assistant role, please apply ASAP with an up-to-date CV outlining your skills and experience.


We have a policy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Philosophy Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.


  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education

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