Nominate Your Classroom Champion

Nominate a TA from your Primary, Secondary, or SEN school in England and Wales for the Teaching Assistant of the Year 2024 award.

The winners are announced on National Teaching Assistants’ Day on September 27th.

National Teaching Assistants' Day

What Is National Teaching Assistants’ Day?

National Teaching Assistants’ Day is an awareness day on Friday 27th September. Schools across the UK celebrate their own TAs and nominate their favourites for our Teaching Assistant of the Year award.


of headteachers believe TAs add value to their school

Teaching assistants working in schools across the UK


of parents of autistic children want more teaching assistants in UK schools

Why Was the Awareness Day Created?

Teaching assistants work long hours in classrooms across the UK. Their vital work to support children’s education has always deserved greater recognition. This is a way to show them our thanks.

Why was the NTAD created?
TA of the Year

Teaching Assistant of the Year

On Friday 27th September winners of the 8 categories and overall TA of the year award will be announced. If your school has a TA who always goes above and beyond for pupils, why not nominate them?

Winners are notified on the day and receive a trophy, voucher, and certificate!

Nominate your Teaching Assistant   →

Celebrate With Us

Do you want to get involved and join in the fun? Here’s how you can mark National Teaching Assistants’ Day at your school.

NTAD Flyers

Download our party props

Party banners, thank you cards, and selfie frames for everyone. A party pack will be sent to all schools that nominate for the TA of the year competition.

Get them here →

NTAD Selfie Frames

Take a selfie

A great party should be allowed to live on. Capture the fun forever by taking a snap with one of our selfie frames.

Get them here →

NTAD Selfie

Share it

Let us know how you’re celebrating. Share your posts online using #NationalTADay and you could win a hamper.