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Classroom Assistant - Primary or Nursery School

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Classroom assistants working in primary or nursery schools, help the teacher in the classroom. They may work in only one class, or spend some time in different classrooms.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide as actual pay rates vary, depending on which local council you work for. Local councils generally pay on full time scales ranging from around £14,000 to around £18,000 a year, but based on the actual hours worked.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2018
13870
0.1 %
FALL
2023
13860
  United Kingdom
2018
334969
1.4 %
RISE
2023
339521

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What Does it Take?

You need to be able to:

You need to have:

Training

If you do not have a relevant qualification you can study part time, while working, for one of the following:

Getting On

More Information

Apply to your local council or look on myjobscotland website.

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

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