Secondary Teaching Assistant

Rochdale, Greater Manchester
Date Posted: 19 Jan 2024
  1. Teaching Assistant
£80 - £90 per day
  1. Long-term

Secondary Teaching Assistant

Rochdale, Greater Manchester
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Are you passionate about supporting young people from challenging backgrounds?

Do you want to work in a close knit & supportive team?

Tradewind are recruiting for a secondary teaching assistant in the Rochdale area!

To join us and be successful in this Rochdale based secondary Teaching/Behaviour Support Assistant role, you will need to:

  • Some experience supporting children or young adults from vulnerable backgrounds or those that display challenging behaviours.
  • Have an enhanced DBS certificate (or be happy to apply for a new one).
  • Overseas police clearances (if applicable).
  • 2 professional references.
  • CV with a full education & work history.
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK.

The role:

  • Teaching/Behaviour Support Assistant at a secondary school in Rochdale.
  • Starting ASAP, full time, 8:00am - 3:30pm, Monday to Friday.
  • Could turn permanent eventually for the right person.
  • Pay up to £90/day.
  • Supporting small groups of pupils aged 11-16 with social, emotional or mental health needs, SEMH.
  • You will need to be hard working, resilient, adaptable, a team worker and able to persevere over the long term with your pupils.
  • You primary focus will be to manage behaviour in the classroom, corridors and communal areas.
  • You will need to provide 1:1 emotional and pastoral interventions.
  • Occasionally you may be asked to support with learning as well.
  • You will need to liaise with other staff, outside agencies, school management and parents to provide holistic support for your young people.
  • Easily accessible by metro, bus, train or car!
  • Great support from teammates and management,
  • Access to plenty of ongoing CPD to enhance and improve your skills.
  • School is part of a trust with other schools that share best practice.
  • Strong links with other schools and outside agencies.

To apply for this Rochdale based secondary Teaching/Behaviour Support Assistant role & register with Tradewind please call Elliott in the Manchester office on 0161 674 0138 or email

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