Secondary Teaching Assistant

Manchester, Greater Manchester
GWM 00788_1718640511
Date Posted: 17 Jun 2024
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
£90 - £105 per day
  1. Long-term (Temporary)

Secondary Teaching Assistant

Manchester, Greater Manchester
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Do you want to make a real difference to children who need support the most?

Are you patient, resilient and empathetic?

If so, then these young people need you! Read on...

Tradewind are recruiting for a Secondary Teaching Assistant on behalf of an established and well known high school in the central Manchester area for children with Social, Emotional or Mental Health needs (SEMH)!

To join us and be successful in this school based Secondary Teaching Assistant role in Manchester you will need to:

  • Have an enhanced DBS certificate (or be happy to apply for a new one).
  • Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable).
  • Minimum of two professional references.
  • Provide a CV with a full history from your education until present.
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK.

The job:

  • Secondary Teaching Assistant at an SEMH high school in the Manchester area.
  • Full time, Monday to Friday.
  • 8:30am - 3:45pm each day.
  • Could turn permanent for the right person.
  • Pay up to £100/day DOE.
  • Paid PAYE via Tradewind, we don't use umbrella companies
  • Equal pay to perm staff

  • Supporting students aged 11-16.
  • All children have an EHCP for special needs including SEMH and associated needs such as Autism, ADHD or SpLD.
  • It will be your role to build relationships with your pupils, to understand their interests, triggers and obstacles to learning and help them to overcome them.
  • You will learn new skills and develop as a specialist SEMH Secondary Teaching Assistant.
  • The school has strong links with outside agencies, parents and other schools and as such they are looking for a team player who can build relationships with other adults as well as pupils.
  • Easily accessible by bus, car, tram & train with a short walk at the end.

To apply for this SEMH Secondary Teaching Assistant role in the Manchester area and register with Tradewind please call Graham in the Manchester office on 0161 674 0138 or email


  • 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 CPD than any other agency as a result of exclusive partnership with The National College giving you FREE access to over 2,500 online courses that normally cost £50+ each.
  • A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a generous 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

A bit more about Tradewind...

  1. As a Sunday Times Top 100 employer, we're committed to putting candidates & staff first
  2. We employ the best in the business to provide an exceptional service to our candidates
  3. Top rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request)
  4. More free CPD courses than any other education recruiter
  5. Awarded REC Audited Education Gold Standard status and we're proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer

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We are proud to be listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 Companies to Work For, for the 4th year running!

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