Primary Supply Teaching Assistant

Job ID: JR78290311

Salary: £85-£95 per day


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Job Description:

James Ray Recruitment are looking to appoint multiple Teaching Assistants on a long term supply basis to work within primary schools in the York area.

This role is perfect for those who thrive in diverse and dynamic environments, enjoy working with children, and are looking to make a meaningful impact on students’ lives. As a Supply Teaching Assistant, you will have the opportunity to work in different educational settings, gaining a wealth of experience and contributing to the success of numerous schools in the region.

You will work, under the direction of the class teacher and other appropriate staff, in assisting in and contributing to the planning, delivery and evaluation of the learning process. You will work in classes, or other appropriate locations with access to support and guidance, supervising groups and /or individual pupils. Experience of working with primary school children will be an advantage.

We have full time and part time roles covering on a long-term basis from September 2024. The schools require you to hold a Teaching Assistant or equivalent qualification.

Key Duties:

Who is the ideal candidate?

  • Hold a relevant Teaching Assistant qualification
  • Relevant experience working with young people
  • Enthusiastic and ability to adapt to difficult situations
  • Calm, resilient and able to communicate well with young people
  • Confident in your behaviour management skills


James Ray Recruitment specialise in finding our candidates long term & permanent placements across the UK. This business has been established by education recruitment consultants with over 20 years’ experience in the sector so can guarantee the unrivalled expertise required when finding you your ideal placement.

Why work with James Ray Recruitment?

  • Unrivalled payrates
  • Experienced & Dedicated consultant support.
  • Bespoke pay type discussed around your individual circumstance.
  • Benefits such as holiday pay, maternity, paternity, sick leave, pension etc
  • Financial travel assistance.
  • Guaranteed pay options available.
  • Referral schemes.


To find out more, call our team on 01482 533656

Unfortunately, due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, if we haven’t contacted you within 10 days please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies.

James Ray recruitment is a 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. James Ray Recruitment 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. James Ray Recruitment are an equal opportunities employer.

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