Intervention Teaching Assistant

Wigan, Greater Manchester
Date Posted:04 Feb 2020
  1. Learning Support Assistant
£58.00 - £68.00 per day + Over 30 Free Accredited CPD Courses
  1. Long-term

Intervention Teaching Assistant

Wigan, Greater Manchester
Tradewind are recruiting!

Tradewind are working with a school in central Wigan who are seeking to appoint a teaching assistant to work with a group of underachieving pupils across Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 providing interventions.

The position is part time 5 days a week working 8.30 until 3.30 and would suit an experienced teaching assistant or qualified teacher with experience in these year groups. Applications from NQT's are also welcome.

The successful candidate will be working with small groups of up to 8 children at a time, some with additional and complex needs such as Autism and Speech and Language difficulties. You should also have a good level of Maths and English and be confident in supporting these subjects from Year 1 to Year 6 including phonics.

The school is a medium sized primary with one form entry and is well equipped with resources to engage young learners including an IT suite and access to I pads. Outdoor learning is also encouraged, and the school has a large playing fields to utilise for outdoor learning in fine weather. The school is a medium sized primary with one form entry.

Planning for sessions will be done in collaboration with Teaching staff and there will be an expectation that basic marking be undertaken by the successful candidate, guidance will be provided by the school.

The school has secure private parking for staff and is accessible easily from the M6 motorway as well as on public transport from the bus station in Wigan.

We are looking for:
*This OFSTED 'Good' team are looking for an engaging Intervention Teaching Assistant.
*An individual with a level of energy, enthusiasm and flexibility.
*Ability to work as part of a team along with a good sense of initiative.
*A committed practitioner who will want to attain the highest standards in teaching and learning throughout their role.
*A range of experience levels can be considered.
*Level 3 qualification desirable but not essential.
*An adaptable, organised and self-starting individual.
*Proactive in identifying professional development needs.

In return the school offers:
*A lovely, hardworking group of students.
*Well-equipped classrooms with interactive white board, iPads, excellent display boards, and small group learning areas.
*A dynamic and supportive Senior Leadership team.
*Fantastic teacher support.
*Happy, well behaved and courteous children.
*A comprehensive school induction with a wide range of CPD opportunities both internally and externally.

The benefits of registering with Tradewind:
*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 30 to be exact!
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a brilliant bonus!
*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
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To join us and be successful in this Intervention Teaching Assistant role you will need to:
*Ideally hold a Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification, but this is not essential.
*This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearance (if applicable) and professional reference checks.
*Your CV must cover the last 10 years employment history (if applicable) and any employment breaks must be explained.
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK.

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as an Interventions Teaching Assistant in Wigan. Or for more information about the role, contact Chrissie on 01772 977 333 or

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