Teaching Assistant

Job Description

Flourish Education are seeking an experienced Teaching Assistant to work at a primary school in Cheltenham.

The school are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant for 32.5 hours per week for the remainder of the academic year. You will predominantly be working in a Reception class but may also be required to support in other key stages.

As a Teaching Assistant, you will not be working with a specific child on a 1:1 basis, the role will include general SEN classroom support. Responsibilities will include delivering small group interventions and supporting the class teacher where needed. EYFS and phonics experience is essential for this role.

The school are looking for a flexible and committed Teaching Assistant to start immediately.

Required skills and experience for the Teaching Assistant (TA) role.

  • 1-to-1 SEN experience is essential.
  • Qualified minimum level 2 Teaching Assistant or equivalent.
  • Experience working in a nursery or primary school setting.
  • Commitment to long-term post.
  • Contact references from all employment in the last 24 months.
  • A clear DBS on the update service.
  • A passion for working with children.

The benefits of working as a Teaching Assistant for Flourish Education:

  • Up to £90 per day which equates to £17,550 per annum based on working 5 days a week for a full school year.
  • Up to £100 welcome to the team bonus
  • The option of PAYE or Umbrella
  • Holiday Pay - for PAYE candidates you accrue this at 14.36% of your day rate
  • Pension Contributions
  • Free safeguarding level 1 and Prevent training.
  • Refer a Friend bonus scheme.
  • Regular contact throughout the registration process and once you are at work from your own dedicated consultant.


The school is located in Cheltenham and is easily accessible from M5 and commutable from Pershore, Evesham, Tewkesbury, Bishops Cleeve, and most areas of Gloucestershire via car and bus. The school offers onsite parking.

If you’re interested in this opportunity then apply now, or to find out more, please contact Sav at Flourish Education.


Flourish Education Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects every candidate to share this commitment. All candidates are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Flourish Education is acting as an employment and business agency.