£12,158
Avg. Salary
£8.31
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Teaching Assistant (TA) is £7.88 per hour.

The average pay for a Teaching Assistant (TA) is £11,772 per year.

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MEDIAN $12,158
£8,651 - £17,300
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Salary £8,651 - £17,300
Bonus £79.10 - £1,500
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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£9,085 - £18,865
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8,214
Hourly Data £0£12
Hourly Rate £7.04 - £10.16
Overtime £6.88 - £12.72
Annual Data £0£18K
Bonus £79.10 - £1,500
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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£9,085 - £18,865
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,263

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: £13,396

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Teaching Assistant (TA) Reviews

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

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 Preston:
"REWARDING."
Pros: Supporting children's needs and seeing progress made.
Cons: Being undervalued by Senior Managers and being paid the incorrect grade for my duties.

Teaching Assistant (TA) in Romford:
"The Work Was Extremely Rewarding."
The work is a can be extremely satisfying. As long as your colleagues and senior management have the children's welfare put first. Constant support emotionally and academically is essential. Patience and care makes a world of difference to the children. Organizing and preparing daily resources. Personal pupil information and records updated daily. Ability to interact with parent/carers. Ability to cover class. Staying calm in stressful situations.

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 Leicester:
"Stressful. You must be aware of being used."
Be strong don't get used by the school without recognizing your skill and being paid a decent salary

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 61 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Teaching Assistant (TA) Salaries

▲5%

▲4%

National Average
₤13,000

▼1%

▼5%

Skills That Affect Teaching Assistant (TA) Salaries

Teaching Assistant
▲6%

behaviour management
▲5%


▲2%

Autism
▲1%

Spanish Language
▼0%

National Average
₤13,000

Childhood Education
▼3%



sen
▼3%


special educational needs
▼5%

maths
▼11%

behaviour
▼13%

Teaching
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 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
6%

Common Health Benefits

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