Key Stage 1 Teaching Assistant

Oldham, Greater Manchester
Date Posted:20 Apr 2020
  1. Teaching Assistant
£65 - £66 per day
  1. Long-term

Key Stage 1 Teaching Assistant

Oldham, Greater Manchester
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Tradewind Recruitment is currently recruiting on behalf of a one form entry Primary School in Chadderton, Oldham to start in September until the Summer 2021. This is a full-time, long-term role with a salary of £65 per day.

About the school

We are recruiting for a Key Stage 1 Teaching Assistant on behalf of a school that has a local and national reputation for excellence and high levels of achievement. They pride themselves in the promotion of effective learning and in the creation of a positive climate which both nurtures ability and develops strengths.

A very strong commitment to making sure each pupil has the best chance to achieve their potential is at the heart of the schools' work. The key to its success in achieving this lies in the consistent way in which school leaders, teachers and other staff implement very well devised strategies to ensure pupils get the most out of their learning. As a result of this very good teamwork, all groups of pupils achieve outstandingly well to reach well above average standards by the end of Year 6.

The school is based in Chadderton, Oldham and is accessible via car or bus.

About the role

This primary school is looking for a Teaching Assistant to work within their KS1 department, mainly within the schools Year 1 class. The successful candidate must have excellent behaviour management and a good knowledge of the KS1 National Curriculum.

The role itself will involve supporting the class teacher within Year 1, helping with the delivery of the National Curriculum. You will be required to work with the whole class or with small groups, working with phonics, Literacy and Numeracy, as well as promoting the personal, social and emotional development of the students.

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

*Hold 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 at least 10 years employment/education history included and employment breaks must be explained
*Have the legal right to work in the UK

By registering with Tradewind Manchester, you will benefit from:

*An honest and friendly team with a wealth of educational experience
*Consultants that will listen to what you want and support you wherever necessary
*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, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than out next nearest competitor
*A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a generous reward
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so your 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 position, please call the Manchester office on 0161 674 0138, or email

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 25 fully certified CPD courses, that's 18 more than our next nearest competitor, all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.

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