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Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Permanent Teaching Assistant

Location: Hemel Hempstead

Salary: Up to £23,500 (Based on Experience and Qualifications)


  • 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM (3 days a week)
  • 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM (1 day a week)
  • 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM (1 day a week)

Employer: Dunbar Education

About the School: We are delighted to offer a unique opportunity to join a wonderful prep school in the heart of Hemel Hempstead. Our school provides an exceptional education in a nurturing and supportive environment. We are committed to fostering a love for learning, creativity, and personal growth in our students. Join our team and become part of our inspiring educational journey.

Job Description: We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our passionate team at our lovely preparatory school in Hemel Hempstead. This is a permanent role, offering a competitive salary of up to £23,500 based on your experience and qualifications. As a Teaching Assistant, you will play a pivotal role in supporting our teachers and students in their learning journey.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist classroom teachers in the planning and delivery of engaging and inclusive lessons.
  • Provide one-on-one or small group support to students, including those with special educational needs.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment where every child can thrive.
  • Help with classroom management and behaviour support.
  • Support students' social and emotional development.
  • Assist with classroom resources and preparation of learning materials.
  • Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other staff members to ensure the overall well-being and progress of students.


  • Previous experience as a Teaching Assistant or in a similar role is desirable but not essential.
  • A passion for working with children and supporting their educational journey.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Patience, empathy, and a caring nature.
  • Flexibility to adapt to the needs of the school and students.
  • Relevant qualifications or training in education or childcare are advantageous.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary, with opportunities for progression.
  • A supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • The chance to make a meaningful impact on children's lives.
  • Opportunities for professional development and training.
  • A vibrant and inclusive school community.
  • A permanent role in a lovely preparatory school.

How to Apply: If you are enthusiastic about education, have a genuine desire to support children's learning, and are ready to contribute to our school's welcoming and nurturing environment, we encourage you to apply. To apply for this permanent Teaching Assistant role, please submit your CV and a cover letter explaining your relevant experience and why you would be a great fit for our school.

This role is exclusively offered through Dunbar Education, a trusted partner in educational recruitment. We look forward to welcoming a new member to our team who shares our passion for education and the well-being of our students.

Dunbar Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check and relevant background checks will be conducted for the successful candidate.

Join us at our wonderful preparatory school in Hemel Hempstead and be a part of our mission to inspire and educate the next generation. Apply today!