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Teaching Assistant (TA)

  • Location: Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, England
  • Salary: £64 - 75 per day
  • Contract hours: FullTime

Job provided by Vision for Education

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About the job

Vision for Education is looking to appoint a Level 3 Teaching Assistant (TA) to join our successful supply team and work in a vibrant two form entry primary school in Ashton, Tameside. This is a longer-term Teaching Assistant (TA) role, which will commence after the Easter break and will continue until the end of the academic year.

The role

Working as part of a dynamic and creative KS1 team, the successful teaching assistant (TA) will focus on supporting the Year 2 class teacher to deliver the highest standards of education. The school are looking for someone resilient, hard-working and with a great sense of humour.

The school

This two-form entry primary school is looking for a committed and successful KS1 teaching assistant (TA) to join their motivated team. The school are striving to provide the highest standards of education and access to extra-curricular activities. The local community is highly supportive of the school and parental involvement is always welcomed at this school.


To be considered for this KS1 Teaching Assistant (TA) position, you will:

  • Hold a minimum of a Level 2 qualification in Childcare.
  • Have experience of working as a Teaching Assistant in an KS1 environment.
  • Be experienced in working with smaller nurture groups to boost attainment.

  • Have a genuine desire to become part of a committed team of school staff.

  • Ideally have experience delivering high quality classroom support in a KS1 setting

Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children and young people. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. We are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. We have branches across the country, and we are part of the world-renowned education company TES Global.

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education, you will receive:

  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.
  • Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).
  • Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers' Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.

  • FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach, Autism Awareness and an online Educare training package worth £350.

  • Regular social events with 100% complimentary food and drinks.

  • £50 refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.

  • Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

How to apply

If you are a qualified Teaching Assistant (TA) who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision for Education, please contact our Manchester primary team on ##### ######



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