£12,116
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The average salary for a Teaching Assistant (TA) is £12,022 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

£8,597 - £17,229
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MEDIAN: £12,116
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£7.00 - £10.13
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MEDIAN: £8.28
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Salary £8,597 - £17,229
Bonus £0.00 - £1,015
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£9,028 - £18,792
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8,382
Hourly Data £0£12
Hourly Rate £7.00 - £10.13
Overtime £6.71 - £12.65
Annual Data £0£18K
Bonus £0.00 - £1,015
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£9,028 - £18,792
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Aug 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,277

Job Description for Teaching Assistant (TA)

Teaching assistants work at a range of academic levels, from preschool to university. Their duties vary by position, but they usually assist with both academic and administrative tasks.

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Teaching Assistant (TA) Tasks

  • Teach courses to reach curriculum objectives.
  • Attend trainings, meetings and functions for the organization.
  • Address behavioral problems, identify discipline issues and create a learning environment.
  • Adapt and design activities, assignments, lectures and course plans.

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Pay by Experience Level for Teaching Assistant (TA)

Pay by Experience for a Teaching Assistant (TA) has a positive trend. An entry-level Teaching Assistant (TA) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤13,000 based on 3,123 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Teaching Assistant (TA) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤13,000 based on 1,427 salaries. An experienced Teaching Assistant (TA) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤14,000 based on 1,148 salaries. A Teaching Assistant (TA) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤14,000 based on 253 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £13,298

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Teaching Assistant (TA) Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Teaching Assistant (TA)?

Teaching Assistant (TA) in Swindon:
"TA work is challenging but rewarding."
Pros: Flexible and varied.
Cons: Not enough Support.

Teaching Assistant (TA) in Brighton:
Pros: Making children's school time happy.
Cons: Lack of ability to up skill.

Teaching Assistant (TA) in Nottingham:
"Very rewarding."
Pros: Knowing the child is achieving via my teaching.
Cons: Can be hard working 1:1.

Teaching Assistant (TA) in Hull:
"Rewarding."
Pros: Seeing a child happy, able to understand a difficult task and know it was through. Your help.
Cons: The salary and unpaid overtime making resources and planning. Also the stress levels.

Teaching Assistant (TA) in Hull:
"Rewarding Job."
Pros: Helping and watching the children learn and develop and knowing that I am a part of this.
Cons: The pay is not very good for what I do.

Teaching Assistant (TA) in London:
"Every day is different"
Pros: Variety of different children's needs
Cons:

Teaching Assistant (TA) in Ebbw Vale:
"best employment in the world"
Pros: The challenges of nursery and the thrill of seeing children succeed.
Cons:

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Key Stats for Teaching Assistant (TA)

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Teaching Assistant (TA) Salaries

▲6%

▲5%

▼0%

National Average
₤13,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Teaching Assistant (TA) Salaries

Teaching Assistant
▲7%

behaviour management
▲6%


▲3%

Autism
▲2%

Spanish Language
▲1%

National Average
₤13,000

Childhood Education
▼2%



sen
▼2%


special educational needs
▼4%

maths
▼10%

behaviour
▼13%

Teaching
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
94 %
Male
6 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 1%
no benefits
None: 97%