Teaching Assistant


Monarch Education are working on behalf of a "Good" Primary School in Tipton (DY4) to assist them in the recruitment of a Primary Teaching Assistant to start ASAP; if successful, this may lead to a permanent contract.

Key Responsibilities of a Primary Teaching Assistant

  • Helping to create a stimulating and motivating environment for children
  • Assisting the teaching staff by monitoring and evaluating pupils' progress
  • Supporting the teaching staff to implement the Primary curriculum by providing booster and intervention sessions to raise standards within the classroom
  • Understanding the emotional and social needs of pupils
  • Working with a child's strengths and weaknesses to support their development and progress
  • Being able to build a good rapport with teachers and children alike

To be considered for this Teaching Assistant role, you must have:

  • Hold a Level 2 or 3 Supporting Teaching and Learning qualification
  • Strong National Curriculum knowledge
  • Have eligibility to work in the UK or be a UK resident
  • Have at least 6 months school based experience of working in a UK primary school setting
  • Two suitable references covering the last 2 years
  • Hold a current DBS that is registered with the update service or be willing to apply for a new one

Additional requirements:

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. All staff must hold an enhanced DBS disclosure which must also be registered to the Update Service (or be prepared to allow Monarch Education to process one for you), need to provide professional or academic references* and attend a face to face interview (due to Covid-19 this will now be a video interview). A prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

Salary and Benefits:

  • REC Gold Standard Awarded Education Agency
  • Generous refer a friend scheme
  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support
  • Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications

If you would like to find out more information, please contact Becci by emailing becci.hailey@monarcheducation.com


* Reference details will be requested prior to registration.

Affinity Workforce Solutions and Monarch Education are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its temporary workers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list. This role involves working with children on a daily basis and is therefore in regulated activity.

Monarch Education is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability.

This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Monarch Education operate in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently UK residents and eligible to work in the UK. Whilst we will endeavour to contact you following your response, due to the high volume of applications we regret that this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification from us within 30 days please take your application as not being successful this time but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.

Primary School
West Midlands
£7.23 - £11.50 per hour

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