Unqualified Teaching Assistant

  • Temporary
  • Kettering
  • £70 - 95 per day

Connex - Nottingham

Role: Unqualified Teaching Assistant – Secondary School (KS3 upwards) 

Location: Northampton, Wellingborough, Kettering and surrounding areas

Pay: £70 – £95 per day, with weekly pay

Contract Type: Temporary, Temp to Perm, Full or Part Time 

Start Date: ASAP 

Connex Education are working in partnership with a number of academies across Northampton who are seeking support form enthusiastic individuals, looking to form a career and gain experience within schools and educational settings; this role is perfect for anyone with a passion for working with young people at all stages.

What does the role consist of?

As an unqualified teaching assistant, you will be required to support across a range of classes, typically with a group of students, or individual pupils. The role of a teaching assistant is very centred around behaviour management and you will be responsible for keeping students on task and ensuring they complete their work, alongside the class teacher. 

The teaching assistant role is a great stepping stone for anyone looking to take on a career in education but seeking more insight and experience into the inner workings of the classroom. This role suits people with backgrounds in similar roles such as youth work, coaching, NCS Programme’s, teaching assistant etc.

If you don’t have as much experience but are still keen on the role, still apply! At Connex Education we can support you to upskill with our CPD platform and the Connex training suite; we can help you gain a Level 3 award for Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools.

What do I need to do this role?

  • Confidence and the ability to engage with pupils aged 11-16
  • Versatile and able to ‘think on your feet’
  • Degree educated (in any discipline) – desirable but not essential 
  • Strong behaviour management skills, support via our CPD platform on this
  • Reactive and able to cope well in a stressful situation
  • Keen interest in Education
  • Able to commit on a long term basis, with a group of schools

What can Connex Education offer you?

  • Excellent support from a dedicated consultant
  • Guaranteed pay scheme, meaning financial security and payment even if work isn’t available (term time only)
  • Great pay rates and weekly pay
  • Hands on experience in busy academies
  • Regular CPD via our Thirsty Scholars Partnership
  • Opportunity to gain a PGCE with QTS via our Teacher Training Partnership

If this sounds like the role for you then apply with your CV to jade.powell@connex-education.com or give the office a call for a confidential chat on 0115 8243002.

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