Job Description

Unqualified Teaching Assistant

  • Secondary – mainstream schools
  • Special Educational Needs Teaching Assistant positions
  • Key Stage 3 & Key Stage 4
  • SEN 1:1 TA
  • General TA positions
  • Pay: 65- 85 per day – depending on experience and qualifications
  • Locations: Preston, Leyland & Chorley
  • Full and part-time positions
  • Mon-Fri 5 days a week (flexible)
  • 8:30am – 3:30pm (flexible)
  • Temporary to permanent contracts
  • New career
  • Career change
  • Getting into education
  • Immediate start

Veritas Education are seeking Teaching Assistants for immediate positions. These positions are varied and open to all: –

  1. Experienced Teaching Assistant (TA) – seeking a new challenge or promotion
  2. Graduate – seeking experience to kick start your career in education
  3. Career Change – wanting an opportunity to follow your passion working within education and inspiring you people

Teaching Assistant responsibilities will involve:

  • Supporting the class teacher in effectively delivering lessons
  • Creating a positive, engaging and safe working environment for all pupils
  • Supporting students within the classroom, to ensure that the work is accessible for all (including pupils with additional needs)
  • May be required to lead small group activities (reading, numeracy and literacy)
  • Using your initiative throughout the day for continuous problem-solving scenarios
  • Must be flexible and diverse within the role, due to working with a multitude of pupils that will all need differing approaches to keep them engage and continually learning

Teaching Assistant requirements:

  • Have a passion for working with young people and providing them with the most positive educational experience possible
  • Some level of experience working with young people, this could be within your previous career, during your studies or within your personal life
  • Be empathetic and understanding towards pupils, staff members and parents/carers
  • Eager and willing to learn new skills and attend variety of courses within the role to further your knowledge and understanding

Must have:

  • Up to date CV with a clear history of your previous work history
  • Enhanced DBS certificate registered on the Online Update Service (or be prepared to obtain one for a fee).
  • Overseas police check if required
  • Be able to provide 2 references covering the last 5 years
  • Legal right to work and be able to provide proof of this
  • Be able to attend either video or face-to-face interview

If you’re looking for a new challenge, a career change or seeking the opportunity to get your first foot on the ladder of a career within education, then do not hesitate to send your CV or contact Chris at Veritas Education

All pay rates that are offered will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. Our working opportunities include temporary positions, permanent contracts and adhoc supply.


  • All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a registration interview

Veritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.


‘Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community.’

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