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Date Added: Fri 29/03/2024

Teaching Assistant

Birmingham, UK
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Company: REED

Job Type: Temporary, FullTime

Salary: £12.83 per hour, Inc benefits

Coming to an end of your booking and looking for work next term as a teaching assistant?

Or looking for a new role?

Reed Further Education are currently registering teaching assistants who are looking for work for next academic term.

We are working with a college based in the Digbeth area. The roles are temporary ongoing during term times and hours can be part-time and full-time depending on availability at the college.

Roles will be working through Reed FE, so we will be required to do employment checks including an enhanced DBS check.

Job Title: Teaching Assistant

Position: Part-Time/Full-Time

Role type: Temporary Ongoing

Location: Handsworth, Birmingham, West Midlands

Rate: £12.83 p/h including holiday pay

Successful Teaching Assistants will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Minimum Level 2 qualification as a Teaching Assistant - desirable
  • Level 2 or equivalent qualification in English & Maths
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage challenging behaviour
  • Experience working with adults/teenagers or children with special education needs
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills
  • Current Enhanced DBS on the update service or willingness to apply for one through Reed Compliance


  • To provide one-to-one support and supervision of students with special education needs/learning difficulties and disabilities within the classroom
  • To encourage the learners to excel to reach their full academic potential
  • To support learners with their literacy and numeracy
  • To create, monitor and review SMART targets
  • To manage challenging behaviour, where necessary
  • To maintain accurate records of learners’ progress

Benefits of working for Reed Further Education/our client:

  • Exclusive representation to leading FE colleges and training providers in the area.
  • 1-2-1 specialist Consultant who will search for jobs on your behalf.
  • The ability to sign up to a Health Cash Plan and REED Discount Club.
  • Entitlement to Statutory Sick Pay, Statutory Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Pay, Parental Leave and Antenatal/Pre-Adoption Appointment Payment.
  • Access to Training and Development - REED Assessment Centre - REED Learning.

If you are an experienced Teaching Assistant or LSM and you feel you meet the criteria, please forward us your most up to date CV by clicking 'Apply Now’. If you have any questions, then don’t hesitate to contact your local Further Education branch, we would love to speak to you and help you figure out the next step in your career.

All candidates who register with Reed Education will have 2 years’ referencing taken up and will be required to have a DBS check completed. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks.

Reed Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

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