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Level 2 Teaching Assistant- Trafford

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Level 2 Teaching Assistant- Trafford

Due to a permanent gap within our partner Primary school, Teaching Personnel are recruiting for a Level 2 Teaching Assistant. This Level 2 Teaching Assistant position is required to start immediately until the end of the academic year.


- Excellent rate of pay (up to £350 a week) with the possibility of a fixed-term contract after the initial supply period (usually one term).

-School located in Trafford with easy access to the surrounding areas via the nearby motorways.

-The opportunity to work in a school that has an excellent reputation within the local area.

Job duties-

  • Supervise and provide particular support for pupils, including those with special needs, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of Individual Education/Behaviour Plans and Personal Care programmes.
  • Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher.
  • Set challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence.
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher.


  • To have or be working towards NVQ2 or similar qualifications (e.g. CACHE level 2).
  • Sound knowledge of the literacy / numeracy / Foundation Stage strategies and a good overview of Key Stage relevant curriculum.
  • Sound knowledge of one or more areas of special need (depending on setting) and Code of Practice for SEN.
  • Sound knowledge of the causes and patterns of poor behaviour and strategies to address these.
  • Sound knowledge of how children learn and how to create and maximize learning opportunities.
  • To be able to work as part of a team and to have good inter-personal relationships.

The school-

Our partner Primary school is an over-subscribed mixed comprehensive with over 400 pupils on roll. The large majority of children who attend the school are from White British backgrounds. There are an average amount of pupils who speak English as an Additional Language.

Next steps-

  • To be immediately considered for this role, please submit your full CV to Paul at Teaching Personnel via the link 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.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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