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Job description

-          Immediate start date

-          Based in Rochdale (OL12)

-          GBP57 - GBP65 per day

A client school is looking for a Bi-lingual teaching assistant, who is fluent in Urdu/Punjabi to join their team. The individual is required to work with 2 pupils, in the Year 3 class, who have recently joined the school. Both children are really enthusiastic and are keen to get stuck in, however there is a slight language barrier which is affecting their learning.

The school is an average sized primary school based in Rochdale. There is a strong family feel there and staff members are supported well by the Head teacher. The school has maintained its ‘Good’ Ofsted rating for a number of years and continues to improve in all aspects. The children’s behaviour is outstanding and they are really motivated and hard-working.

The Year 3 class is currently well supported by a Teaching Assistant. The additional TA will simply be required to work closely, with both EAL pupils, during their lessons and sometimes outside of the classroom. The role is on a full time, long term basis with the possibility of becoming long term if agreed by the Head teacher.

Please apply if you;

  • Are fluent in Urdu/Punjabi
  • Have a Level 3 qualification or equivalent
  • Have prior experience working with children in an Educational Setting
  • Have a real passion and desire about education
  • Are able to work to a high standard and motivate children to do the same
  • Are willing to confidently build respectful relationships with both pupils and staff
  • Are able to start immediately

If you meet the above criteria and are able to commit to this position, then please apply below.


All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

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