Job Description

Step Teachers are currently seeking experienced Teaching Assistants for a variety of day-to-day and long-term roles within the Plymouth area within Primary Schools. Whether you are looking for full-time or part-time work, Step Teachers are here for you. 

As a teaching assistant, you assist teachers in planning learning activities, preparing learning materials, completing records, and carrying out administrative tasks. Supporting Teachers in managing class behavior. Following a child's care plan. Supervising pupils in the playground.


  • Able to support the students in the class under the direction of the class teacher

  • Upkeep a tidy, organised classroom with accessible resources where needed

  • Work effectively with other members of staff in the classroom and throughout the school

  • Ability to support students and encourage their progression

  • Willingness to comply with the schools’ policies and implement them effectively


  • Recent experience working in a primary school or with school-aged children

  • A relevant Level 2 or 3 qualification is desirable

  • SEND experience is desirable

  • Living within or commutable distance

Why Step Teachers?

With over 20 years in supplying educational professionals across London, East Anglia, Hertfordshire, and the South West, we have and continue to build long-standing; exclusive relationships with many schools and academy trusts across these regions. We have a resolute team that will support and nurture your career at Step Teachers.

Step Teachers are an agency listed as an approved supplier on the Crown Commercial Service and are proud to be REC audited. This ensures we are carrying out comprehensive checks in line with the REC Code of Professional Practice and are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Upon registration, candidates will be subject to a variety of checks including an enhanced DBS check, full references including your most recent employer, and eligibility to work in the UK.

We are also an approved partner of the National Tutoring Programme (NTP).

Weekly pay is processed through PAYE. High street, travel, gym membership, and many other exclusive discounts, along with physical and emotional wellbeing services as standard with our pay portal.

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