Teaching Assistants for Secondary Schools in Newport

Staffroom Education are on the lookout for experienced Teaching Assistants to work within Secondary Schools across Newport.  We are looking for candidates who are flexible and have passion of working in Education, we can offer a range of Teaching Assistant vacancies within the Newport area, this work is temporary day to day or long-term with an immediate start.


We cover a variety of different schools, so are looking for individuals who flourish in a fast-paced environment and want to gain experience in Secondary. Our schools require Teaching Assistants to support the class Teacher, support small groups of children, carry out 1:1 work with individuals, sometimes including working with children who have additional learning needs. All work is on a supply basis, so we work around you, if you are looking for supply work why not apply today!


The ideal candidate should have at least 3 months, recent experience working in a classroom setting or hold the relevant Teaching Assistant Qualification Level 2, Level 3, Level 4 or degree in Early Years and Education or Childhood Studies. However, we are also working closely with ACT Training, so you can study your Teaching Assistant qualification whilst working for Staffroom.


The role of the Teaching Assistant is:

  • Support the teacher when needed

  • Assist with the development of basic Literacy, Numeracy and ICT

  • Help prepare the classroom before class e.g. make or create resources, preparing games and work in the classroom

  • Tidy resources at the end of each lesson

  • work within group activities e.g. reading groups, spelling groups and numeracy activities

  • Provide one to one support, this can include working with children with ALN

  • Provide feedback to the teacher on the pupil’s progress

  • Help with administrative tasks, don’t be afraid to ask for things to do

  • Be aware of the planning and preparation of work e.g. ask about timetables, pupil profiles and playtime duty rotas

We are looking for candidates who are hardworking, organised, reliable and flexible. You should also have a good understanding of the school curriculum.


This role, along with other Teaching Assistant vacancies on offer at Staffroom Education have:

  • The very best rates of pay, incorporating our innovative Scalable Payment Structure (SPS)

  • Guaranteed Pay Scheme Flexible payment options to suit your circumstances

  • Regular and varied work specific to your needs

  • Hands-on support throughout assignment and beyond

  • Referral Scheme for recommendations

  • Consultation and assistance with CPD

  • Advice on CV writing, interview techniques etc

If you are interested in applying for this or any other vacancy, please contact us today on 02920 496646 or by email via info@staffroomeducation.co.uk.

Staffroom Education is committed to the safeguarding of children and as such, require any individuals applying for positions to undergo or be in possession of a valid and enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) – for more information please visit https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check/overview.