3 steps to celebrate National Teaching Assistants’ Day

Get involved. Celebrate National Teaching Assistants’ Day with us.


Recognise your TA

1. Recognise

Start off by having a think about all the great work that teaching assistants do in your school. Consider the lessons that would have been so much harder without them, and the bonds that they form with pupils.

Nominate your TA

2. Nominate

Now it’s time to consider the real stand-out classroom champions among your teaching assistants.

To help you with your nomination entry you may want to consider. Someone who has championed diversity and inclusion or Someone who has gone beyond their responsibilities to support students or have changed a particular student(s) life. 

Show your gratitude by nominating them for one of our Teaching Assistant of the Year awards.

Nominations for the 2023 TA of the Year awards are now closed, but you can still thank a TA online and celebrate with us.

Nominate your TA
Celebrate your TA

3. Celebrate

With all that done, let’s have some fun! On 29 September, it’s time to throw a great party with your teaching assistants and pupils. We’ve got a load of party-starting props and resources for you to download.

The winners’ prizes!

Each Teaching Assistant winner receives a winners certificate, glass trophy, and a voucher. 

All winners are notified on the 29th of September.

Teaching Personnel Party Pack

Download our party packs to get the fun flowing

We’ve put together some lovely resources to help you make the most of National Teaching Assistants’ Day. From silly selfie frames to custom-made banners, you can download whatever takes your fancy for absolutely free. 

Spread the celebration

Share your support for Teaching Assistants across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn. We’ve put together some great social cards you can add to your posts. To really make those posts stand out. Download a bunch to choose from that work for each social channel.

Have you booked your TA Trial Day yet?

Take a selfie – you might win a hamper

Join in the fun with these National Teaching Assistants’ Day selfie frames!

Print them out, stick onto some cardboard and cut out for lots of selfie fun. Remember to share your selfies with us at nationaltaday@teachingpersonnel.com  or share them on social media using #NationalTADay

You can click on the individual frames in the thumbnails below to download them, or simply download them all.

Our pick of the best selfie of the day will win a hamper. So make sure you tag us for a chance to win! Click here to view the Ts and Cs.