Teaching Assistant

Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset
£87 - £125 per day
Early Years, Education, Education and Training, Primary School, SEND
Full Time, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary

Affinity Workforce are looking for Teaching Assistants in Weston-Super-Mare. We seek to place Teaching Assistants in roles in some of the best primary schools across Weston-Super-Mare. There are part time, full time and long term roles with the potential to become permanent for the right candidate. Successful candidates will earn a minimum of £87 a day. If candidates impress in a school trial they can be paid up to £125 a day (PAYE/Umbrella), dependent on qualifications and experience.

What you will need to succeed:

School leaders are searching for confident, adaptable and enthusiastic individuals with an interest in the education sector. Perhaps you’re an aspiring teacher, a recent graduate or an experienced Teaching Assistant looking for the perfect role to immerse yourself in: the successful candidate will have opportunities and challenges to develop their practice.

The ideal Teaching Assistant should:

  • Have experience working as an Early Years, Key Stage 1 or 2 Class Teaching Assistant or SEN TA
  • Be flexible and patient.
  • Be able to communicate effectively within a team
  • Be able to work 8.30am-3.30pm

The ideal candidate for this role will hold / be confident in the following:

  • Encourage the pupil to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher.
  • Set challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence.
  • Provide feedback to the pupil in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher.
  • Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment, in accordance with the lesson plans and assist with the display of the pupils work.
  • Use strategies, in liaison with the teacher, to support the pupil to achieve learning goals targets/appropriate to EYFS.

Your application will be subject to an enhanced DBS.

If you consider yourself to be the ideal candidate for this position please contact me on 03331885710 or via email at

Benefits of registering with Affinity Workforce:

  • Flexible working hours.
  • Access to a dedicated Account Manager.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme*.
  • Access to our exclusive online CPD courses and additional training.
  • Up to £200 referral scheme*.

Affinity Workforce Solutions 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.

Affinity Workforce Solutions 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. Affinity Workforce 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.


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