Teaching Assistants

Work with us in Learning Support and transform lives through learning.

We are looking for dedicated and hard-working Teaching Assistants to join our teams across Berkshire, Surrey, and Oxfordshire.

We believe that everyone should have a chance to achieve their goals, so we offer a range of programmes for learners who need additional support.

The key purpose of the role is supporting the inclusion, success, and progression of learners in all sectors who require additional support. That includes those with mild or profound learning difficulties, disabilities, and study skills needs.

There will be a focus on ensuring that there are high standards for learning support and enable the students to achieve them consistently.

We have opportunities across Surrey, Berkshire and Oxfordshire. Search the job listings below to find the right role for you. If you have the drive and determination to succeed, we'd love to hear from you!

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The benefits of working for Activate Learning

We have been recognised for the work we do to inspire special needs students into employment with a coveted education award. The Association of Colleges' Beacon Awards 'Support for Students' prize 2019 recognises our innovative partnership programme for young people with special education needs and disabilities.


We work closely with colleagues from across our colleges, offering learners the opportunity to progress into new vocational areas. Our partnerships with external organisations and employers are central to equipping learners for successful futures.

Employee experience

We are a pioneering education provider with an unwavering focus on providing talent for business and transforming lives through our Learning Philosophy. Our student experience is the result of our attention to detail in recruiting, developing, and retaining the right staff who match and promote the values and behaviours of our brand. Our employee experience is a vital part of this process.


Our Teaching Assistants have progressed through the organisation into a wide and varied range of job roles. Some have trained and developed into teaching staff and others have taken a route of management and now lead and support this department.

Our Teaching Assistants

Alex "It's something different every day."

Amelia "It's really rewarding to engage with students and help them progress."

Calum "We do CPD days where we choose our own opportunities."

Corrie "I got absolutely hooked on looking after young people!"

Elias "We get a lot of training."

Jodie "I really want to become a teacher, so this is a step in the right direction."

Katie "As a teaching assistant, you have to be adaptable to each student."

Tyra "This role has definitely given me the experience I need to further my career."
Zena "I've enjoyed mentoring new members of staff."