Primary Teaching Assistant

Primary Teaching Assistant

Job Category: Primary
Job Location: Wakefield West Yorkshire
Job Type: Day-to-day Long Term Supply Temporary
Start Date: ASAP

Principal Resourcing are seeking enthusiastic and friendly Primary Teaching Assistants to provide cover across our partnership Primary Academies based in Wakefield, West Yorkshire.

There is demand for day-to-day and long-term cover to meet the needs of the schools with immediate start for the right applicants. Successful applicants must hold a Level 2 or 3 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent. We are specifically looking for Teaching Assistants with knowledge and experience of the KS1/KS2 curriculum and SATs.

 You can expect to earn up to £100 per day for this role, depending on experience.


Currently work on supply? We guaranteed to beat your current daily rate.

Interested in working supply? Our experienced team will support your transition.

Are you seeking a better work/life balance and more flexibility? We offer roles to fit around you!


Skills and attributes:

  • Experience supporting children at KS1/KS2
  • Cache Level 2/3 or equivalent experience in a similar setting is desirable
  • KS2 SATs experience is advantageous
  • Empathy, patience and the drive to make a difference
  • An observant and responsive approach

So, what’s in it for you:

  • Highly supportive and committed consultants who will endeavour to find assignments suited to your needs, specific to your Local Authority
  • An opportunity to extend your professional development with FREE accredited CPD courses
  • Rewarding and competitive rates of pay
  • A great range of opportunities to work in a variety of local schools of your choice
  • ‘Recommend a Friend’ bonus up to £250
  • A wealth of experience from Teachers working in branch, to provide you with industry specific knowledge, career advice and CV assistance
  • A choice of pay options to suit you and your circumstances: PAYE or Umbrella Company
  • You must have Right to Work in the UK, we are unable to provide Visa Sponsorship


If this role sounds of interest to you, please apply now with your CV to and our team will be in touch with you shortly.

We will conduct your interview via a telephone call. We will clear you as quickly as possible, our dedicated Candidate and Compliance Team, will be working tirelessly to do so!


Principal Resourcing is an Education Recruitment Business having sought agreement from their clients to find candidates for these roles, in accordance with the Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations Act (2003).

Principal Resourcing is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointments will be subject to our stringent vetting procedures, including an enhanced DBS check and references. We are an equal opportunities employer. All positions advertised are temporary, unless otherwise stated.

Please note: If you have not heard from us within two weeks then your application may have been unsuccessful.

Job Ref: PRLMC

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