Teaching Assistant

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
£90 - £110 per day
Education and Training

Career Teachers are recruiting Teaching Assistants to work within schools based around Sheffield and South Yorkshire. These will be to work on either a full-time and long-term basis or part-time, day to day basis.

Career Teachers is a leading supply agency dedicated to connecting skilled education professionals with schools in need of temporary and contract staff. We pride ourselves on our commitment to quality and our reputation for providing exceptional support to both our clients and candidates. We are currently seeking enthusiastic and dedicated Teaching Assistants to join our team of professionals for secondary schools across Sheffield, Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham & Chesterfield!

Job Description:

As a Teaching Assistant through our agency, you will have the opportunity to work in a variety of secondary schools, supporting teachers and enhancing the learning experience for students. Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting teachers with classroom management and lesson preparation.
  • Providing one-on-one or small group support to students who require additional help.
  • Supporting students with special educational needs (SEN).
  • Helping to create and maintain a positive and inclusive classroom environment.
  • Assisting with the assessment and recording of student progress.
  • Supervising students during break times, school trips, and extracurricular activities.
  • Collaborating with teachers and other staff members to ensure a cohesive approach to student development.


  • A genuine passion for education and working with young people.
  • Previous experience as a Teaching Assistant or in a similar role is preferred.
  • A relevant qualification (e.g., CACHE Level 2/3 in Supporting Teaching and Learning) is advantageous.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Adaptability and the ability to work in different school environments.
  • An understanding of safeguarding and child protection policies.
  • A valid DBS check or willingness to undergo one.

What Career Teachers can offer you:

  • Competitive rates of pay for you.
  • Access to outstanding continual opportunities for CPD and training courses such as Team Teach, Makaton, PECs and behaviour management.
  • Support from your dedicated consultant and the whole team.
  • Recommend a friend scheme, where you can get £125 for every Teaching Assistant, or £250 for every Teacher* that we register and works for 10 days..
  • Supportive and friendly consultants to assist with placements and queries.

*Until September only, T&Cs apply.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about making a difference in the education sector and meet the requirements outlined above, please submit your CV to Frances.Rawson@careerteachers.co.uk

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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