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Teaching Assistant

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Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel are currently recruiting for Teaching Assistant positions on behalf of a number of our key client secondary schools that are based in Wigan.

We wish to hear from graduates and aspiring teachers that wish to gain secondary school based experience immediately; supporting pupils that are aged between 11-16 and leading lessons in the absence of the class teacher.

The role;

  • Teaching Assistant - Full or Part-time roles available.
  • Competitive pay in line with your responsibilities
  • Regular training and CPD opportunities to ensure further progression
  • Immediate work opportunities available

This is an excellent opportunity for someone to gain immediate paid Teaching Assistant experience in a supportive secondary school that will ensure you have the opportunity to succeed and develop professionally during your time in school.

The role of a Teaching Assistant will include working with a range of students with a variety of special educational needs including social and communication difficulties, providing lesson cover where a teacher is absent and ensuring that students within mainstream lessons are well supported.

Teaching Assistants wishing to be considered for this opportunity will;

  • Have a strong desire to better the outcome of pupils within the school
  • Be a team player that can work well with other support staff and teachers
  • Hold excellent communication and relationship building skills

If you are based in Wigan and are interested in working as a Teaching Assistant within a local secondary school then we encourage you to give the Manchester West Secondary Branch a call or submit a CV immediately. You can do this via the contact details 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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