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Teaching Assistants

Teaching assistants assist teachers with their day-to-day classroom work and with routine administrative tasks.

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About this Career

£13,560

Average salary

New workers start around £6,457.97. Normal pay is £13,560 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £21,151.85.

152

Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Helps with outings and other out-of-classroom activities.
  • Makes simple teaching aids and constructs thematic displays of educational material or children.
  • Assists children with washing or dressing for outdoor and similar activities.
  • Listens to children read, reads to them or tells stories.
  • Looks after lesson materials such as paper, pencils and crayons.
  • Assists teacher with preparation or clearing up of classroom.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

The number of unique job postings in your area that have listed this skill in the last year.

Skills

Job postings

Learning Strategies
64
Critical Thinking
60
Monitoring
60
Reading Comprehension
59
Writing
57
Active Listening
54
Speaking
54
Active Learning
50
Mathematics
35
Science
21

Our colleges

Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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