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Primary Teaching Assistant


Job Description:

  • SEND Teaching Assistant
  • Hounslow
  • Full-time
  • ASAP start
  • Ongoing contract

The Role

We have Teaching Assistant opportunities across all primary age groups (EYFS/KS1/KS2). As a Teaching Assistant you will be supporting children and teachers in a variety of ways.

In the early years (3 - 5) you will support children with play based learning, early reading and phonics and learning numbers and letters.

In the primary age groups (KS1/KS2), you will be based in a more structured classroom supporting children to access learning activities across English, Maths and various other subjects.

Many of the roles we have are for teaching assistants to work with a specific child or children with special educational needs (SEN). This will involve building relationships with them, adjusting activities and helping them to focus in class and work with other children. Whilst an understanding of SEN is helpful, many of our teaching assistants gain experience on the job and with training and guidance from teachers and school leaders in their placements.

Teaching Assistants are required for the full school day - 8.30am to 4pm (approx.)

The School

This vibrant and diverse primary school is based in Hounslow and easily accessible via public transport. As a two-form entry primary school, the leadership team have created a community focused and inclusive feel to the school. Pupils are encouraged to build confidence and become life-long learners. There is a strong and established leadership team in place who really put the children first ensuring their all-round development.

This role is offered on a full-time basis.

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

    Temporary, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education

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