Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant

Job Category: SEN
Job Location: Barnsley South Yorkshire
Job Type: Full Time Long Term Permanent Temporary
Start Date: September 2024

Principal Resourcing are seeking to appoint a confident and caring Teaching Assistant to join one of our diverse Specialist Provision Schools from September 2024. You will work in collaboration with the friendly staff team to effectively adapt learning and utilise appropriate resources for all pupils within your care on a full-time basis.

The Alternative Provision School, based in Barnsley offers a purposeful learning environment that is physically and emotionally safe, ensuring all children and young people are well prepared for further education, employment and participation in society. As a Teaching Assistant within a Specialist Setting you will make connections, develop relationships and lead pupils on the path to a bright future. This will include working under the guidance of a teacher to support the academic and personal development of children throughout the school day.

We offer competitive rates of pay up to £100, depending on experience.

The ideal candidate will be confident:

  • Getting the classroom ready for lessons
  • Supporting children in class with reading, visual learning and messy play
  • Helping those who need extra support
  • Completing pupils record plans

You will ideally have:

  • GCSE Math’s and English or equivalent
  • Experience working with children/ younger people
  • Experience or interest in working with children/ young people with SEN / SEMH needs
  • The ability to relate to children and younger people to build positive relationships
  • A full and relevant Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent.
  • Confidence, inclusivity, and passion for supporting SEN pupil progression.
  • Strong subject knowledge and familiarity with the UK Curriculum.
  • An enhanced DBS disclosure or be willing to obtain one through us.
  • Right to Work in the UK, unfortunately we are unable to offer Visa Sponsorship.


Why work with Principal Resourcing?

Work with the market leaders

A locally established agency trusted by many Schools, Academies, Colleges, and Nurseries across the region, due to our unfaltering commitment to providing the best service.

Feel valued

Work with a candidate-centred agency that puts you at the heart of everything we do.


Receive the best rates of pay

We guarantee to beat other agency rates.

Dedicated Consultant

Work alongside some of the most experienced education recruitment specialists in the area.

DfE approved compliance team

Seamless registration and clearance process to ensure you are working in the quickest possible time.

Continued accredited and nationally recognised CPD

We invest in our candidates we will ensure that your skills not only stay current but are updated along the way. By working with Principal Resourcing, you will have access to a portfolio of over 200 courses from a platform, nationally recognised by 45,092 Schools, Trusts, Nurseries and Colleges, free of charge.

Submit your application today and a member of our dedicated team will be in touch.

We look forward to welcoming you aboard the Principal Resourcing Team!


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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