Teaching Assistant

Location: Northumberland
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Primary
Reference: NEWCTA794
Salary: £385 - 485 per week
Job Published: 7 days ago

Protocol Education is currently recruiting for Teaching Assistants in Northumberland

Are you eager to embark on a new and exhilarating journey but lack prior experience? If so, seize this opportunity! We welcome candidates from diverse professional backgrounds, including graduates. All that's required is a fervent dedication to assisting children and a belief in their right to equal opportunities, including those with Autism and other special needs.

Your role will involve providing one-to-one support or closely assisting students who require extra academic support.

The role entails:

  • Assisting teaching activities in the classroom.
  • Supporting students in their academic progress.
  • Working individually with students who have Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).
  • Be willing to work as a team, taking advice from other colleagues and senior members of staff as well as sharing their own ideas


  • Eligibility to work in the UK.
  • Possession of, or willingness to apply for, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
  • Enthusiasm for a career in education.
  • Positive verbal and non-verbal communication skills.
  • Must have a valid drivers licence and vehicle to reach the schools

Please note that this is a full-time position. Experience is desired but isn't essential. 

For any queries regarding the role or for a discussion, please contact francesca.walker@protocol-education.com or call Francesca on 0191 279 7270. 

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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