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primary school teaching assistant





Primary school teaching assistants provide instructional and practical support to primary school teachers. They reinforce instruction with students in need of extra attention and prepare the materials the teacher needs in class. They also perform clerical work, monitor the students' learning progress and behaviour and supervise the students with and without the head teacher present.

Alternative Labels

elementary school teaching assistant

teaching assistant in primary schools

primary school paraprofessional

primary school assistant

primary school teaching aide

primary school TA

primary education teaching assistant

primary school instructional assistant

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: