Latest jobs for teaching assistants


We have a range of exciting job opportunities for teaching assistants, learning support assistants, and SEN teaching assistants to work in schools nationwide. We understand that everyone has unique preferences and commitments. That’s why we offer a range of flexible roles designed to fit seamlessly into your lifestyle. Discover our latest job vacancies for teaching assistants below.


SEN Teaching Assistant

Openshaw, Greater Manchester

£88 - £110 per day

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Sports Teaching Assistant

Longsight, Greater Manchester

£85 - £100 per day

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Teaching Assistant – Secondary School

Trafford, Greater Manchester

£12.82 - £14.88 per hour

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Classroom Teaching Assistant

Trafford, Greater Manchester

£12.82 - £14.88 per hour

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Level 3 Teaching Assistant

Bolton, Greater Manchester

£416 - £500 per week

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Teaching Assistant , Sports Graduate

Salford, Greater Manchester

£420 - £500 per week

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Learning Support Assistant

Salford, Greater Manchester

£450 - £500 per week

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SEND Teaching Assistant

Solihull, West Midlands

£83.33 - £96.72 per day

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Key Stage 1 Teaching Assistant

Selly Oak, West Midlands

£83.33 - £96.72 per day

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Teaching Assistant – KS3/ KS4

Salford, Greater Manchester

£12.82 - £14.88 per hour

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Teaching assistant roles


Teaching assistants are important figures within the classroom. They play a role in creating a supportive and enriching learning environment for all students. From providing personalised attention to assisting with classroom management and administrative tasks, teaching assistants contribute significantly to the overall success of students and teachers alike.


Working as a teaching assistant can serve as a valuable stepping stone towards a fulfilling career in education. By gaining hands-on experience in diverse classroom settings, teaching assistants can develop essential skills in communication, collaboration, and student support. This first-hand exposure provides valuable insights into what it’s like working in childcare and education.


Take a look at our teaching assistant and classroom support roles:


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Career advice for teaching assistants


We’re dedicated to helping teaching assistants excel in their career. Here, you’ll find insightful articles and practical tips covering a wide range of topics relevant to your role in the classroom and beyond. For more career resources, visit our career advice page.


Teaching Assistant Job Guide


This comprehensive guide is designed for individuals aspiring to pursue careers as teaching assistants. It offers insights into the responsibilities, necessary skills, required qualifications, education and opportunities for career progression.

Transitioning From Teaching Assistant to Teacher


Working as a teaching assistant (TA) is a first step for many individuals wanting to become a teacher. The jump from a TA to a qualified teacher can be rewarding, opening possibilities to progress in your career. Learn how you can transition from a TA to a teacher in our guide.


Top 10 Qualities of a Good Teaching Assistant


While the responsibilities of teaching assistants may vary, certain qualities are universally valued in a good teaching assistant. In this article, we’ll explore the top 10 qualities that make a successful teaching assistant and the traits that make them valuable contributors to the classroom.


Where to Find Teaching Assistant (TA) Jobs


Looking for a teaching assistant (TA) role can sometimes feel overwhelming, especially if you’re unsure where to begin. This guide will explore various ways to help you secure a teaching assistant position that meets your needs. Read more for our top tips.


SEN Teaching Assistant Job Guide


Special educational needs teaching assistants, or SEN teaching assistants, support pupils with physical, behavioural or learning difficulties. Are you interested in a role as a SEN teaching assistant? Read our complete guide to find out more.


HLTA Job Guide: Responsibilities, Skills and Qualifications


Are you wondering whether a career as a higher-level teaching assistant (HLTA) is right for you? Here is a guide, offering insights into the responsibilities, required knowledge, skills, qualifications, education and opportunities for career progression of a HLTA.


Teaching assistant FAQs


Working as a teaching assistant can be a great career choice for many reasons. It can be rewarding to see pupils make progress and develop. It can also fit nicely into the lives of those who value their free time in the evenings and at the weekends.


If you have considered the idea of pursuing a job as a teaching assistant, you may have questions about what the role entails. To help, we’ve answered the top FAQs around the job role, so you know what to expect when you make the career switch into becoming a teaching assistant.


If you still have questions or want to start your career as a teaching assistant, get in touch with our team today!


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Why join Monarch Education?


As part of our commitment to supporting our candidates in their roles and beyond, we offer our candidates access to Affinity Extra, our exclusive online discounts and cashback platform. Monarch candidates gain access to hundreds of discounts on a wide range of offerings, including high street stores, activities and attractions, cinema tickets, restaurants, and much more.


Whether you’re looking to save on everyday purchases, plan a fun day out, or enjoy a delicious meal with family and friends, Affinity Extra has something for everyone. As well as discounts and cashback offers candidates also have access to wellbeing resources and free eye tests. Want to learn more about our discount and cashback offers? Click here.


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Affinity Academy


Affinity Academy is our dedicated hub for learning and development. Designed with our candidates in mind, Affinity Academy serves as a source of inspiration and support to help you thrive in your role and beyond.


Our training portfolio has been carefully crafted to cater to your diverse needs. By registering with Monarch, you will gain access to a wealth of comprehensive training modules, including Teaching Assistant Toolkits, Safeguarding Refresher Training, SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities) guidance, Primary National Curriculum insights, and Behaviour Toolkits.


Whether you’re looking to enhance your skills, stay updated on best practices, or broaden your knowledge, Affinity Academy offers the resources you need to succeed.


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Monarch Education x Skills Network Partnership


Monarch Education is proud to announce our partnership with The Skills Network, a leading provider of online learning solutions. Through this collaboration, we offer access to over 45 level 2 online courses designed to help you upskill, reskill, and personally develop.


Our fully funded courses pave the way for seamless skill improvement and personal development. With financial concerns out of the equation, you can concentrate on enhancing your expertise and expanding your horizons.


Visit the Monarch Education x Skills Network page

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What our teaching assistants say


“I have been working with Ricky to get a job with Monarch as a Teaching Assistant. I was very worried and nervous as I have been doing other jobs in the past and not done teaching for about 15 years, but the Monarch team have made this so easy for me and put me at ease from the very start. I’m so glad my niece recommended I join as I a really enjoying it. Thank you Ricky and everyone at Monarch.”


Mahanoor, Teaching Assistant

“Monarch have been great with helping me get started in the education system… as a university student, a part time role as a TA has been great experience. My consultant has been great with ensuring I get the jobs and respecting my flexibility in terms of dealing with a student calendar! I’m excited to continue working with them throughout my time here in Bristol.”


Hannah, Teaching Assistant

“Monarch Education is a very good company to work with. They are very supportive in every way you can think of. They are responsive to employee’s needs, they represent their workers interest well and they always have jobs. Most of all, they treat their workers with respect. I highly recommend them.”


– David, Teaching Assistant

“Always busy with something to do. Very friendly staff and lovely children. Encouraged to be as independent as possible. My recruitment consultant at Monarch Education has been beyond helpful and supportive.”


– Gabby, SEND Teaching Assistant

“I have had a great experience working as a Teaching Assistant since six months ago with Monarch Education as it’s my first job since I moved to the UK. I really appreciate my consultant, Ricky, for his great work, who always gives a lot of information on how to work as a new Teaching Assistant. He is always attentive to my needs and queries and takes responsibility for managing my work schedule weekly.”


Maharesmi, Teaching Assistant

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