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Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Job Title: Teaching Assistant

Location: Leighton Buzzard

Hours: 27.5 hours per week

Start Date: ASAP/1st November

About Us (Dunbar Education): Dunbar Education is a leading education recruitment agency dedicated to connecting talented educators with exceptional schools. We take pride in partnering with top educational institutions to source the best candidates for their staffing needs. Currently, we are thrilled to be recruiting for a primary school in Leighton Buzzard seeking a passionate Teaching Assistant to join their team.

Position Overview: Our partner school, a reputable primary school in Leighton Buzzard, is in search of a dedicated Teaching Assistant who shares their commitment to providing a nurturing and inclusive learning environment for their students. This role presents a unique opportunity to make a real impact on young lives and support the growth of a vibrant school community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with classroom teachers to deliver engaging and effective lessons.
  • Assist in the preparation of teaching materials and resources.
  • Provide support to individual students or small groups, ensuring their academic progress.
  • Cultivate a positive and inclusive atmosphere in the classroom.
  • Work closely with students who have special educational needs (SEN).
  • Contribute to classroom management and behavior support.
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress and behavior.


  • Able to start on or before 1st November 2023.
  • Prior experience working with children is essential.
  • Experience in supporting students with special educational needs (SEN) is highly advantageous.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for helping children succeed.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a collaborative team.
  • A proactive and positive attitude towards continuous learning and development.
  • Relevant qualifications or training in education or child development are a plus.

What We Offer:

  • Temp to perm opportunity.
  • A chance to play a pivotal role in shaping young minds.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth.

How to Apply: If you are a dedicated and enthusiastic individual eager to make a difference in the lives of children, we invite you to be part of our partner school's journey. To apply, please submit your CV and we will be in touch.