Teaching Assistant

Wantage, Oxfordshire
£80 - £90 per day

Position: Teaching Assistant

Location: Wantage, Oxfordshire

Employment Type: Full-Time/Part-time

Salary: £80 to £90 per day

About Us:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dedicated and compassionate Teaching Assistant to join our dynamic team in a welcoming primary school in Wantage, Oxfordshire. This role provides a unique blend of general classroom support as well as the chance to work 1-2-1 with children with special educational needs, making a meaningful impact on their educational journey.

The Role:

As a Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting the overall learning environment within the primary school. This position offers a diverse range of responsibilities, including general classroom assistance and providing tailored support to children with special educational needs. You will work closely with teachers and other support staff to create an inclusive and nurturing learning environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the preparation of classroom activities and resources.
  • Work with individuals or small groups to provide targeted support.
  • Support children with special educational needs in their academic and social development.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive atmosphere within the school community.
  • Collaborate with teachers to implement effective learning strategies.


  • Previous experience as a Teaching Assistant is advantageous but not essential.
  • A genuine passion for supporting children’s learning and development.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Flexibility to work in various capacities within the school setting.
  • A positive and proactive attitude towards inclusion and diversity.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary with opportunities for progression.
  • Ongoing training and professional development.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • The chance to make a real difference in the lives of students.

How to Apply:

If you are enthusiastic about contributing to the education and well-being of young learners and have a passion for supporting those with special educational needs, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a covering letter or email it to alice.holwell@monarcheducation.com. In your letter, highlight your relevant experience, why you are interested in this role, and how you can contribute to our school community.

We welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds and experiences. Join us in creating a positive and inclusive learning environment in the heart of Wantage!


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