Latest Teaching Assistant vacancies


We have lots of opportunities for Teaching Assistants to work in primary, secondary and Special Educational Needs (SEN) settings across the UK. Click here to explore our latest vacancies for teaching assistants.


SEND Teaching Assistant

Leeds, West Yorkshire

£90.00 - £95.00 per annum

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SEN Teaching Assistant

Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

£90.00 - £120.00 per day + CER Benefits

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Primary Teaching Assistant

Wakefield, West Yorkshire


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Classroom Support Assistant

Gateshead, Tyne and Wear

£80.92 - £92.56 per day

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Classroom Support Assistant

Pickering, North Yorkshire

£80.92 - £92.56 per day

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Classroom Support Assistant

Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire

£80.92 - £92.56 per day

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Teaching Assistants


£85 - £95 per day

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Classroom Support Assistant

Darlington, County Durham

£80.92 - £92.56 per day

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Classroom Support Assistant

Durham, County Durham

£80.92 - £92.56 per day

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Classroom Support Assistant

Sunderland, Tyne and Wear

£80.92 - £92.56 per day

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Opportunities for Teaching Assistants


Teaching Assistants play a major role in the classroom, not only are they a huge support to the teacher, they are responsible for building lasting relationships with their pupils to ensure they remain engaged and can reach their full potential. 


If you want to progress in your teaching career or you would like to take on a support role, working as a Teaching Assistants gives you lots of exposure to a classroom environment and will help you gain experience from staff who have worked in the field for many years. 


Whether you’re looking to provide one-to-one support or work with a small group of pupils, we have long and short term roles available to suit your skill set.


Explore our teaching assistant and support jobs below:


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Career resources for Teaching Assistants


SEN Teaching Assistant Job Description


Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistants support Teachers and help children with diverse learning needs. Read this comprehensive guide on everything you need to know about becoming a SEN Teaching Assistant.


Teaching Assistant Job Description


Teaching Assistants (TAs) help create a positive learning environment, enabling students to achieve their full potential. Learn more about the responsibilities, skills, qualifications and career prospects associated with a TA role.


HLTA Job Description


Higher-Level Teaching Assistants (HLTAs) have more responsibilities and perform more complex tasks than standard Teaching Assistants. They provide essential support to Teachers inside and outside the classroom. Learn more about what the position entails.


FAQs for Teaching Assistants


Teaching Assistants play a vital role in supporting teachers and students in the classroom, contributing to a positive and inclusive learning environment.


Whether you’re an experienced TA seeking new opportunities or considering a career in education support, we’re here to provide guidance on the role, qualifications, required experience, how to register with us and more.


Explore our FAQs to gain insights into the dynamic world of Teaching Assistants and discover how we can support you in finding fulfilling opportunities in the education sector. If you still have questions or want to start your career as a Teaching Assistant, get in touch with our team today.


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Why join CER Education?


We give all our candidates access to Affinity Extra – our online discount and cashback platform. There’s hundreds of discounts and cashback offers on high street stores, supermarkets, restaurants, cinemas and attractions for you to access!


As well as discounts and cashback offers candidates also have access to wellbeing resources and free eye tests. Want to learn more about Affinity Extra? Click here.


Candidates can log into their Affinity Extra account below:


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Affinity Academy


We’re thrilled to introduce you to Affinity Academy – our dedicated hub for learning and development. It’s designed to inspire our candidates and colleagues, helping them excel in their roles and beyond.


Our training portfolio has been thoughtfully curated to meet your needs. All candidates have access to comprehensive training modules such as Teaching Assistant Toolkits, Safeguarding Refresher Training, SEND, Primary National Curriculum, and Behaviour Toolkits.


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CER x Skills Network Partnership


Embark on an exciting journey of growth with CER and The Skills Network, part of our newly launched training initiative, Affinity Academy. We are here to support you in your new role by offering fully funded training opportunities. Explore over 30 level 3 online learning courses that will help you upskill, reskill, and personally develop.


This opportunity provides access to interactive and engaging resources that meet a diverse range of learning needs. Explore our array of courses, each designed to drive you towards success.


Visit the CER x Skills Network page

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What our candidates say…


“I’ve been with CER for nearly a year whilst working with them. I have had work every day apart from the school holidays. The team is really supportive of all your needs, and I have recommended them to several of my friends in the industry.”








– Teaching Assistant, CER Newcastle

“I worked for CER for about 5 months as a Cover Assistant and a Teaching Assistant in both primary and secondary schools across Leeds, Wakefield and Ossett. CER were very professional and dealt with great care and attention to support me through the process of re entering the job market after a few years out. I have now been offered a permanent position at one of the schools I was placed at through CER. Fantastic recruitment team and I am grateful for the opportunity I was given to show what I could do. Thanks for everything.”


– Teaching Assistant, CER Leeds

“This is one of the best agencies I have worked for. The consultants are really helpful. They try their best to help you and ensure that when you start work it fits around your routine. Very quick with the interview process also starting work literally straight after.”








– Teaching Assistant, CER Leeds

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