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Teaching Assistant

Teaching personnel is looking for teaching assistants for a number of schools in the South Manchester area.

The role provides an excellent opportunity for experienced teaching assistants, graduates looking to develop a career in education or those returning to education after a break looking to reacclimatise with the classroom environment.

  • You can expect to earn GBP1200 - GBP1350 per month
  • Weekly pay every Friday
  • Complete flexibility with the days you work
  • Work with a diverse range of pupils across multiple schools in the South Manchester area
  • Provides graduates with invaluable, hands on teaching classroom experience
  • Free training and development from Teaching Personnel’s CPD academy
  • Temp to perm opportunities are available if desired

The primary duty of a teaching assistant is to provide support to teachers across any department of the school; this may include helping set up the classroom before a lesson, assisting with marking or handing out work. Dependent on experience it’s commonplace for a TA to assist with the school’s intervention schemes for example providing 1:1 support for a student who may be struggling academically or socially within the school environment.

The ideal candidate:

  • Educated to a degree level, although with relevant experience this is not essential
  • Has previously worked with Children, within a school environment is preferable but any sort of youth work, sports coaching or tutoring is also beneficial
  • Has excellent relationship building skills
  • Ideally be available between 7am-8am for same day cover opportunities in the morning, but not essential

Any successful applicant would be subject to DBS and Right to work UK checks so relevant documents will be requested.

For immediate consideration, please send an updated CV/Cover letter to Dominic via the link below or contact the Manchester Secondary Branch for further information.

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 date.

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