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Teaching Assistant – Wigan

Are you available for work and looking to utilise your experience in secondary schools?

Have you previously worked with young people and are interested in a teaching career?

Teaching Personnel are working in partnership with a secondary school that is part of a large academic trust in Wigan who are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant on a full time basis with an immediate start.

Due to a higher pupil intake this academic year, the secondary school in Wigan seek to appoint a Teaching Assistant who is able to support pupils with their learning and helping to improve the outcomes for identified students within the school.

The role may require you to support the learning of pupils with SEN requirements, so previous experience working with young people with SEN would be desirable.

Your role as a Teaching Assistant will require you to support the class teacher with a range of KS3 & KS4 subjects and supporting identified pupils in smaller groups and on a 1:1 basis when necessary. The successful candidate will have strong classroom and behavioural control to ensure minimal disruption and effective learning takes place.

Key aspects of the Teaching Assistant include:

  • Full time Teaching Assistant position with immediate start in Wigan.
  • Earn up to GBP1200 per month, dependant on experience.
  • Opportunity to work in a supportive and inclusive secondary school.
  • Opportunity to gain invaluable school based experience prior to completing a teacher training course.

The school is situated East of Wigan town centre. For drivers, the secondary school is located close to the A577 Manchester Road and offers secure, on-site parking. For non-drives, the school surrounds a range of public transport links close by, including local bus services and a train station.

If you are looking for a route into education, this Teaching Assistant opportunity could be perfect for you, whether your place on teacher training is secured or you are considering teaching as a career this could be ideal.

To apply for the role of Teaching Assistant in Wigan, please submit your CV 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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