I've signed up with a few agencies having just finished my Primary PGCE. I'm going away soon so I only have a week left to do work before the summer holidays. One agency I just signed up with asked me if I would consider doing TA work, as she had some work coming up for 4 days next week. It's less pay, but I agreed to it. It's a 1:1 TA cover, so I will be working closely with a particular child. Am I silly to do this, even though I am a qualified teacher? I've been reading through some posts and I'm a bit concerned that perhaps I'm under-selling or 'cheating' myself. I lost a fair bit of confidence after my last placement and I feel it would be good for me. It won't be long term, and from September I will want to do teaching work. However, if work is sparse, I have agreed i will do TA work as work is work. I could have got teaching work, but I decided it wasn't worth the risk at the time of not getting any. I'm just wondering what your thoughts are about doing this. After all, 1:1 will give great experience.