Year 5 Teaching Assistant

  • Temporary
  • Birkenhead
  • £350 - 450 per week

Connex - Liverpool

Position: Year 5 Teaching Assistant

Location: Birkenhead, Wirral

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 3:30pm

Do you have a strong passion for influencing young minds positively? If you possess a desire to provide support, guidance, and nurture, Connex Education is actively looking for committed Teaching Assistants to join our team. We have exciting opportunities to work in primary schools in Birkenhead, Wirral, driven by high demand in this region.

About Connex Education

Connex Education Partnership is one of the most established education recruitment and training providers in the UK. We’ve been building our reputation in the market since 1999.

We recruit for a wide range of roles, including teachers, teaching assistants, cover supervisors, ECTs, SEND specialists, early years specialists and tutors.

The Role

I am working exclusively with a primary school on the Wirral, who are seeking a passionate and dedicated Teaching Assistant to provide general support to a Year 5 class. You must be confident working with various abilities, including children with SEN (Special Educational Needs).

Connex Education offer our Teaching Assistants a fully funded Level 3/4 Teaching Assistant qualification – a fantastic opportunity to earn an income while you upskill your qualifications!

What We Offer

  • Competitive weekly salary ranging from £350 to £450, dependent on your experience and qualifications.
  • Weekly pay processed through PAYE.
  • Holiday pay.
  • Ongoing support and guidance from experienced consultants dedicated to your success.
  • Full compliance with Agency Workers Regulations (AWR).
  • A £200 Referral Scheme for helping us expand our dedicated team.
  • Free Continuing Professional Development (CPD) opportunities, including courses on Autism Awareness and Behaviour Management.
  • The unique opportunity to earn a fully funded Level 3/4 Teaching Assistant qualification while working with us.


  • Hold a Level 2/3 qualification (e.g., CACHE, Childcare, NNEB) or possess relevant experience.
  • GCSEs or equivalent in Maths and English (C or above).
  • Have experience working within a primary school setting.
  • Demonstrate adaptability and a collaborative mindset.
  • Hold a DBS check on the Update service, or be willing to obtain one through Connex Education.

Are You Interested?

If you are filled with enthusiasm, compassion, and prepared to play a crucial part in shaping the future of our students, we urge you to submit your application today!

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