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Teaching Assistant – Rochdale

Are you a passionate and creative individual with experience working with young people?

Are you flexible and able to understand the needs of children?

A larger than average, comprehensive secondary school in Rochdale are currently looking to appoint a confident and dedicated Teaching Assistant to join their support team ASAP on a full-time temporary basis.

Due to a large pupil intake this academic year, the secondary school located just north of Rochdale town centre are requiring the support of a Teaching Assistant to work closely with identified pupils in Year 7 who are struggling to engage with their studies.

The group of pupils are from disadvantaged backgrounds and possess some challenging behaviour, as such, the school are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant who will be confident in dealing with this and has previous experience working with disadvantaged or challenging young people.

Role and Responsibilities of the Teaching Assistant position:

-          Full time Teaching Assistant – starting in November to January initially

-          Likely to be required for the full academic year

-          Supporting a group of pupils in Year 7 who are struggling to engage with studies

-          Delivering tailored learning activities to help engagement and attainment in core subjects

-          Working closely with the school SENCO and pastoral team

-          Earning GBP1140 a month! Paid weekly

Applicant requirements from the school for the role of Teaching Assistant:

-          Able to work independently with a group of Year 7 pupils, with guidance from the school

-          Previous experience working with disadvantaged young people e.g. youth work, care work etc.

-          A strong role model for pupils who are disengaged with their studies

-          Able to build good relationships with children

-          Dynamic and flexible in your approach to meet a range of needs

-          A passion for helping young people reach their full potential

This would be a fantastic opportunity for a graduate who is considering a career in secondary teaching or who can see themselves working with disadvantaged young people.

To apply for the role of Teaching Assistant supporting a group of Year 7 pupils, please submit your CV below for consideration.

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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