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

Tasks

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

Entry Requirements

Academic qualifications may be required by some employers, although entry is possible with relevant experience (possibly on a voluntary basis) alone. An NVQ Level 2 qualification is available. CRB clearance is mandatory.

Industry Insights

Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £18,000 per annum and can progress up to £23,000 per annum.

Is it in growth or decline?

There are currently 51,277 employed Teaching Assistants in the region.

Current Vacancies

Teaching Assistant

Teacheractive Limited
28 Aug 2019

Teaching Assistant

Teacheractive Limited
13 Sep 2019

Teaching Assistant

Teacheractive Limited
11 Sep 2019

Teaching Assistant

Teacheractive Limited
12 Sep 2019

Teaching Assistant

Teacheractive Limited
19 Sep 2019

Destinations of Health and Social Care Completers July 2018

49% of students went on to other Further Education at York College

19% of students went on to Higher Education

4% of students went on to employment

Destinations of Early Years and Education Completers July 2018

51% of students went on to other Further Education at York College

11% of students went on to Higher Education

11% of students went on to employment

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