Teaching Assistant - Secondary

Location: Eastbourne
Job Type: Supply Teaching
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: 093846
Salary: £12.90 - 13.50 per hour + PAYE
Job Published: 15 days ago

Teaching Assistant

Join the vibrant educational community in East Sussex! Our secondary schools provide a supportive and dynamic learning environment that fosters academic excellence and personal growth. We are seeking enthusiastic and compassionate Teaching Assistants to support students and contribute to their success.

Position: Teaching Assistant – Secondary School

Location: Eastbourne, East Sussex

Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience

Contract Type: Full-time / Part-time

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist teachers in delivering engaging and effective lessons.
  • Provide one-on-one and small group support to students who need additional help.
  • Support students with special educational needs (SEN) to ensure they can access the curriculum.
  • Help prepare classroom materials and manage classroom resources.
  • Supervise students during break times, field trips, and other school activities.
  • Contribute to the maintenance of a safe and positive learning environment.
  • Assist with administrative tasks as needed.

Person Specification:

  • Previous experience working with children, preferably in an educational setting.
  • A passion for education and supporting young learners.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Patience, adaptability, and a positive attitude.
  • Relevant qualifications (e.g., CACHE Level 2/3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning) are desirable but not essential.

About Protocol Education:

At Protocol Education, we provide quality education solutions and supporting schools in delivering outstanding learning experiences. We’re looking for enthusiastic individuals who are keen to contribute to students’ development and engage in the vibrant school community. Whether you’re an experienced professional or starting your journey, we’re here to help you succeed.


Why Join Protocol Education:

  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Refer a friend £50 bonus scheme.
  • Welcoming and inclusive school communities.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Opportunities to make a meaningful impact on the lives of young learners.
  • A team of professional and experienced consultants to guide you.

Join us at and be part of a dedicated team making a difference!

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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