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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Are you someone with experience working in a Teaching Assistant capacity? Are you keen to work in a progressive role that could lead to teacher training opportunities in the future?

If so, please see details below;

  • Full-time Teaching Assistant
  • Competitive pay with earning potential of up to GBP350 per week.
  • Immediate start dates available with employment carrying on into September 21.
  • Previous experience preferred but is by no means essential.
  • Trials and interviews to be held in the coming weeks.

As a Teaching Assistant working within out partner secondary school you must be able to communicate effectively with young people to support learning and development, be flexible and committed to the outcomes of students within the school. You should be calm, confident and demonstrate a professional approach in your dealings with young people, staff and parents alike.

This is an excellent opportunity for graduates and those considering a career in teaching and will allow for staff members to gain valuable experience in a secondary school environment.

Key duties include;

  • Support students with Special Educational Needs, disabilities and Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs, whilst contributing to the development of the Learning Support Department.
  • Provide assistance with teaching and learning of students (in class or 1:1 situations) under the instruction of the class teacher in order to maximise their participation and achievement.
  • Promote pupils’ independence, self-esteem and social inclusion.
  • Develop an understanding of the needs of the students in order to support them effectively.
  • Contributing to the overall ethos, work and aims of the school.

Our client school currently has around 900 students on roll at present which is average when compared with other secondary school in the area. The proportion of pupils from a minority ethnic background is well above average, as is the proportion of boys. The proportion who speak English as an additional language is also well above average.

You can find the school on the Outskirts of Bolton and easily access it with a short drive from the M61. The school is in an ideal location if you are a user of public transport and can be easily accessed from surrounding areas Bury, Salford Wigan and Manchester.

For immediate consideration please send an updated CV to Zack via the link below or contact the Manchester Secondary Branch for further information on the number 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 date.

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