Teaching Assistant Salary

The average Teaching Assistant salary in UK is £18,292.33

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Teaching Assistant Job Description Summary

What does a Teaching Assistant

On average, teaching assistants earn around £18,292.33 per year in the UK. Teaching assistants help teachers supervise class activities by working with the class on an individual or group basis. They can work on a one-to-one basis with students with additional educational needs. Teaching assistants can also conduct classes when covering absences and report on children's progress.

How to earn more as a Teaching Assistant

To become a teaching assistant, you can complete a college course or volunteer within a school to gain experience and training. To earn more in this career, you can study to become a higher level teaching assistant or train to become a fully qualified teacher. You can then go on to work within the public or private school system.

Average Salary: £18,292.33

Min: £14,950.00 Max: £21,836.00

Average Teaching Assistant Salary in UK: £18,292.33

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Salary by Region

Compare Teaching Assistant salaries across different regions

Region Salary
Scotland £23,630.69
Wales £17,065.73
East Midlands £17,763.51
Eastern £18,906.56
London £20,105.78
North East £18,023.02
North West £17,985.98
South East £17,882.62
South West £18,025.89
West Midlands £17,581.85
Yorkshire and the Humber £17,772.50