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Altrincham, Trafford, England
Permanent (Full time)
Teaching Assistant - Trafford
Tradewind Manchester are supporting a primary school based in central Trafford who have a large need for Teaching Assistants on both a long term / full time basis and for day to day supply cover. Working with this school will offer you the opportunity to broaden your experience and assisting children of all different walks of life in their education, development and social wellbeing!
This two-form entry school are seeking to recruit both experienced Teaching Assistants and Graduate Teaching Assistants who are beginning their career within education. The needs of their pupils is paramount and staff must be able to engage pupils with interesting and exciting learning opportunities; based not only on the national curriculum, but also to include social skills, wellbeing, personal development, peer interaction and support for one and other.
The schools needs range from developmental assistance in reading, writing & maths, to one-on-one support for students with special educational needs and behavioural support. To be considered for this position you must have a can-do attitude; be prepared to perform whichever task is required of you; have strong interpersonal skills; be able to engage pupils and differentiate work according to academic levels.
To join us and be successful in this role, you will need to:
- Have a bachelor's degree, preferably in an area relevant to education
- A minimum of a Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification
- Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
- Provide a CV with employment/education history included. Employment breaks must be explained
- Have the legal right to work in the UK
This role will include:
-Aiding the students with their academic work
-Teaching pupils with learning developmental difficulties, usually on a 1;1 basis
-Supporting students with special educational needs or behavioural issues
-Taking responsibility for the safeguarding of the young people in your care
-Supporting the school team to provide a stimulating, safe and nurturing environment for students to learn
About the school:
This school's progress is well above the national average and the school has high levels of parental satisfaction. Great leadership and a strong commitment to students means that high expectations are well-communicated, and positive teaching of a broad and balanced curriculum ensures that pupils make excellent progress and have high attainment. Support is put in place quickly to support those that struggle or have additional needs, the school treats its staff very fairly and morale throughout the school is very high.
About the role:
-Day-to-Day experience on a rolling basis, with longer term opportunities for the right candidates
-Hours are 08:15-16:00
-Free onsite parking and close to local transport links from the city centre
-You may be required to assist with programmes outside the classroom and after school from time to time
The benefits of working as Graduate Teaching Assistant at this school include:
-Working in a friendly, supportive team
-Ongoing professional development and promotion opportunities
The benefits of working your initial temporary period in the role through Tradewind include:
-We offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor!
-Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
-Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success.
-Online Portal for your time sheets and to log your availability
-Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants
If this sounds like the perfect role for you:
Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this Teaching Assistant position, located in Trafford. For more information about the role, contact Chris on /
More about Tradewind Recruitment:
As a Sunday Times Top 100 employer, we're committed to putting candidates & staff first
We employ the best in the business to provide an exceptional service to our candidates
Top rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request)
More free CPD courses than any other education recruiter
Awarded REC Audited Education Gold Standard status and we're proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer