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Teaching Assistant

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As a result of an upcoming maternity cover, starting on Monday 24th February, this secondary school requires a Teaching Assistant. This large secondary school located in the heart of Trafford is a highly supportive school and is a fantastic school to work at.

The role of the Teaching Assistant will be to support students in mainstream classes who have a variety of special educational needs supporting the classroom teacher with behaviour management and general assistance. There will also be the opportunity to work with specifically identified students in small groups and on a one-to-one basis depending upon the Teaching Assistant’s particular strengths and experience. If you have certain experience in supporting young people with special educational needs then please highlight this on your application.

Highlights of the Teaching Assistant position:

  • Pay will be dependent upon previous experience and skill set with the opportunity to earn up to GBP1250 per month
  • Support within this large secondary school in the heart of Trafford
  • Full time Teaching Assistant position, 5 days per week (term time only)
  • Opportunity to cover a maternity leave following the February half term until the end of the academic  year: Monday 24th February
  • Support students with a variety of SEN: Autism Spectrum Condition, ADHD, Dyslexia for example

This school is located in the heart of Trafford making it very easy to access via public transport. The school is a short walk from the local train station as well as being serviced by the metrolink tram line regularly. The school has a very large on site car park and being set in a residential area, has plenty of on/off road parking available.

The school has an on site resource centre which is also an inclusion unit. Students are taught here as an alternative provision with its own teachers. This centre is overseen by the school SENCO and Assistant SENCO, with the appointed Teaching Assistant reporting to both. The team of support staff is made up of in excess of 10 Teaching Assistants therefore giving the appointed TA the opportunity to collaborate and learn from other professionals. Any experience of supporting young people with SEN is highly desirable.

If you are a Teaching Assistant or an individual with experience of supporting students/young people with special educational needs then please apply now using the link before ensuring you attach your latest, most relevant CV.

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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