Teaching Assistant

Zoek Pin Manchester, Greater Manchester, England

Unspecified (Full time)

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Tradewind are recruiting! Are you a SEN Teaching Assistant looking for a new role in Manchester?

I am currently recruiting for a confident teaching assistant to work in the specialist SEN unit of a secondary academy in South Manchester for a full time role from as soon as possible.

The role is offered initially on a temporary basis but may become a permanent appointment.

This is a full time, long term supply role, paying up to £100 a day.

The Role

Teaching Assistant supporting teaching and learning in the SEN support unit of a secondary school specialising in supporting children with social emotional mental health

Five days a week - to

The role will be based in the school's unit for students with EHCPs

Students spend 50% of their time in the unit and 50% in the main school

The Unit is to provide a safe learning environment where students can learn with support and develop independent study skills.

The TA will be

Supporting students on a 1 to 1 basis or in small groups.
Supporting teenagers with literacy and numeracy and general subject knowledge
Supporting teenagers with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties
Supporting teenagers with mental health needs and anxiety
Work collaboratively with other member of the SEN team, senior leaders, heads of departments, parents and carers, social workers and other members of the child's multidisciplinary team.

The School

Successful 11-19 academy

Good Ofsted September 2021

Best Practice lead for the innovative multi academy trust with outstanding schools in South Manchester

State of the art facilities for teaching and learning

Dynamic academy trust working to ensure outstanding achievement and wellbeing of all stakeholders including students and staff.

Trust benefits also includes BUPA Healthcare

Supportive SEN department and senior leadership team

The Benefits

Full time role highly likely to become permanent

Emotionally rewarding work

Excellent support from department and senior leadership team

Competitive pay rates

Opportunities within the wider school

To join us and be successful in this TA role, you will need to:

Have a minimum of six weeks' experience of working with children aged 11 to 16 supported by references
This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks
Provide a CV with 10 years of employment/education history included and any employment breaks must be explained
Have the legal right to work in the UK
Bachelor's degree or teaching assistant qualifications
We welcome applications from candidates with experience of youth work, alternative provisions or social services or other experience of supporting teenagers with mental Health needs

By registering with Tradewind, you will benefit from:

Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent
More training and development than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 35 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
A generous referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a reward
Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To be considered for this SEN TA position, or to hear more about other roles for this academic year call the Manchester office on######### , or email @

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  • 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

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