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Teaching Assistant Tameside

Job description

Tameside secondary schools are looking for support staff to work as learning mentors and support assistants for their student who use English as an additional language. Teaching Personnel are receiving requests for support staff to work with students who use English as an additional language, moderate learning difficulties, social emotional mental health autism and ADHD.

This is an excellent opportunity to work with students who have educational health care plans to ensure they achieve their expected levels of progress and targets set by the schools SEN co-ordinator. If you are currently working as a teaching assistant and looking for your next post or working in a different sector of health care, social work or youth work and want to transition into education we welcome your application.

We work with eight secondary school throughout the borough of Tameside providing support staff to the schools SEN departments on a full time, part time and permanent basis. We also support schools in the local authorities of Manchester, Stockport, Trafford and Cheshire East.

Highlights of working as a Teaching Assistant;

  • Opportunity to support students throughout their school life
  • Paid on a weekly basis, up to £350 per week
  • Gain a school based contract after an initial period
  • Rewarding job role
  • Regular training courses and CPD opportunities

Essential criteria to work as a Teaching Assistant;

  • Suitable work based or educational references
  • Apply for a fully enhanced DBS certificate
  • Previous work based experience or related degree to the role
  • Compassionate and caring personality

To apply for the teaching assistant role please upload your CV via the link below. For more information please call Rob at the Manchester Secondary Office.

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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