Key Stage 1 Teaching Assistant (TA)

Newham LA

Job Description

Key Stage 1 Teaching Assistant (TA)

Location: Newham, East London


8:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Term Time Only

Pay Scale:

TA: £85-£100 per day

Role and Responsibilities:

• Student Support: Provide targeted support to Key Stage 1 students, both individually and in small groups, enhancing their academic and personal development.
• Collaborative Approach: Work closely with class teachers to implement tailored strategies and interventions addressing specific learning challenges of each student, ensuring effective fulfilment of their needs.
• Inclusive Environment: Foster an inclusive and supportive classroom setting where every student feels valued, respected, and encouraged to achieve their full potential.
• Academic and Personal Growth: Assist in creating engaging learning experiences and implementing behaviour management strategies to support students’ academic and personal growth.


• Previous experience as a Teaching Assistant, especially within Key Stage 1, is advantageous and highly valued.
• Demonstrate genuine passion for working with children and supporting their educational journey, with a commitment to making a positive impact in their lives.
• Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, enabling effective interaction with students, colleagues, and parents from diverse backgrounds.
• Take a proactive approach to supporting student learning, adapting interventions based on individual needs, and actively contributing to the overall learning environment.
• While not mandatory, relevant qualifications in education or childcare are desirable and will be considered favourably.

About Newham, East London:

In Newham, East London, you’ll discover a vibrant and diverse community celebrated for its rich cultural heritage and spirited atmosphere. Experience the dynamic pulse of the borough as it bustles with lively markets, bustling streets, and a myriad of cultural attractions. Additionally, indulge in the borough’s ample green spaces and parks, offering opportunities for relaxation, recreation, and outdoor activities.

About the School:

Our school prides itself on providing a nurturing and supportive environment where every child can thrive academically, socially, and emotionally. Housed in a modern and spacious building, we offer state-of-the-art facilities and resources to support effective teaching and learning. Join our team of passionate educators who are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of young learners and fostering a love for learning in all students.

Additional Information:

Please apply below should you want to join us in shaping the future of education in Newham and making a positive impact in the lives of young learners!

Do you feel you meet the criteria for this exciting opportunity? If so, please either apply below or contact Teach-Now directly. All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. If you are not contacted within 2 working days, unfortunately, you have been unsuccessful for this role. However, we will keep your CV and continue to help you in your search for a job within education.

Good luck with your application, we look forward to hearing from you.

Teach Now operates stringent safer recruitment procedures.

We are committed to promoting equality and challenging discrimination. Teach Now is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Clearance.

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Sami Ozay
Sami Ozay
Sami is a Resourcer, with responsibility across all London boroughs.



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