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Teaching Assistant

Sandwell, West Midlands
£84 - £90 per day
Education and Training


We are currently looking for Supply Teaching Assistants to join our busy team to carry out daily and short-term assignments across Wednesbury, Tipton, Oldbury, West Bromwich, Blackheath and Walsall surrounding areas. Immediate starts and Easter onwards. These roles are supporting primary aged pupils from 4-11 in a mainstream capacity or on a 1:1/small group basis. Full and part time positions to start from 8th April 2024.

Due to vast local staffing requests, we are able to accommodate part-time and full-time workers who have age specific experience and preference.

Your role as a supply teaching assistant will involve providing an outstanding service to local schools by supporting children to the best of your ability. You will be responsible for assisting pupils with specific work set out by the class teacher and ensuring that the children in whom you are supporting are engaged and focused. Assisting the teacher with daily tasks, classroom management and preparing for lessons, break times and assisting over lunch if required. To be successful for a role as a supply teaching assistant you will:

Be eligible to work in the UK Have a childcare qualification Level 2 or 3 or an education related degree Have at least 6 weeks experience providing support within a school or similar setting.

Be hard-working, caring and have good communication skills Be willing and able to provide at least two professional references (including most recent employment) Have an enhanced (child workforce) DBS on the update service or be willing to complete a new application.

The benefits of supply are: We work around you and your availability, to fit in with other commitments. You tell us the days you wish to work, and we will provide you with work on those days. You will be given exposure to many schools and different settings, with the possibility of long-term or even permanent assignments. INDBIRTA

Why work with Career Teachers:

  • The opportunity to work within a variety of schools.
  • Regular work available including daily and long-term supply, and permanent.
  • Competitive rates of pay, with scale rate available after a qualifying period of 12 weeks or sooner.
  • Professional support from our team of experienced and dedicated consultants.
  • Free CPD
  • Guarantee pay scheme
  • Access to Skills Network
  • Refer a friend scheme. £125 paid directly into our bank account
  • Recognition programme
  • Access to discount and cashback platform Affinity Extra

How to Apply

To register an interest in this role or to find out more about this job, or other roles we are working on at Career Teachers, please call Sharon at our Birmingham Branch today on 0121 633 4698 or email

At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.

Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

– Attend an interview in person;

– Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

– Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

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