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Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Urgent Long-Term Supply Teaching Assistant Needed

Location: Northampton - Local Primary School

Company: Dunbar Education (Recruitment Agency)

Start Date: ASAP

Are you an experienced and dedicated Teaching Assistant ready to make an immediate impact? Dunbar Education is urgently recruiting on behalf of a local primary school in need of a passionate Teaching Assistant for a long-term supply booking.

Position Overview: We are seeking a reliable and skilled Teaching Assistant to join our team for a long-term supply assignment at a local primary school. This is a fantastic opportunity to support students' learning journeys and contribute to a dynamic educational environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Classroom Support: Provide assistance to the classroom teacher in managing and engaging students effectively.
  • One-on-One Support: Offer support to individual students or small groups, helping them achieve their learning goals.
  • Adaptation of Materials: Assist in adapting and preparing teaching materials as needed.
  • Behaviour Management: Contribute to maintaining a positive and inclusive classroom atmosphere.
  • Curriculum Support: Support the delivery of lesson plans and classroom activities.
  • Assessment: Help assess and monitor student progress.
  • Communication: Maintain open communication with teachers, staff, and parents/guardians regarding student performance.


  • Previous experience as a Teaching Assistant in a primary school setting.
  • Relevant qualifications in education or childcare (e.g., Level 2 or Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification).
  • A warm and supportive approach to working with children.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A commitment to promoting a safe and positive learning environment.


  • Competitive salary.
  • Immediate start date.
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact in a local primary school.
  • Support from the Dunbar Education team throughout your assignment.

How to Apply: If you are a dedicated Teaching Assistant ready to start immediately and make a meaningful contribution to a local primary school, we want to hear from you. Please send your CV and a brief cover letter outlining your relevant experience