Job Description

Graduate Primary Teaching Assistant

Do you hold a degree in psychology/special educational needs, or a curriculum based – maths, English, science - subject?

Do you have practical experience as well as theoretical knowledge of special educational needs and most importantly autism spectrum disorder?

Can you offer tailored academic support to help boost pupils’ learning and development?

Would you like to work in a Leicester primary school supporting pupils with academic and social development?
  • Graduate TA/Teaching Assistant
  • Working with SEN primary pupils and those that need academic support
  • Based in South Leicester
  • Full time, term time position – Starts February ‘24
  • Previous experience of working with or supporting young people is a big plus
Smile Education are currently working with a primary school in Leicester that require additional Teaching Assistants/Learning Support Assistants to work  with pupils who need extra support and development in school. As with all schools there are a range of needs including social, emotional, physical and academic.

The school require enthusiastic graduates to work in their area of strength, be that with special needs pupils or offering a high degree of academic tutoring.

Working in a primary setting you will be tasked with supporting a range of pupils in and out of the classroom. You will work closely with the school’s class teachers as well as their learning support department to ensure that all pupils are working to their full potential and are being well cared for.

For more information, please contact Patrick on 0116 507 1692 or email a CV to




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