Secondary Teaching Assistant

Stockport, Greater Manchester
GWM 00736_1710522411
Date Posted: 15 Mar 2024
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
£85 - £95 per day
  1. Permanent

Secondary Teaching Assistant

Stockport, Greater Manchester
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Tradewind are recruiting!

Are you a Secondary Teaching Assistant who's got a natural ability to engage with hard to reach pupils?

Are you empathetic, patient & resilient to challenging behaviours?

Do you want to make a real impact to young people who need extra support the most?

This is an opportunity for a SEMH Secondary Teaching Assistant for an alternative education provision in the Stockport area that caters for young people aged 11-16 with Social, Emotional or Mental Health needs (SEMH).

The role is offered on a full time & long term temporary basis paying up to £95 per day and could become a permanent appointment for the right candidate.

The Role

  • Monday to Friday 8.45am to 3.30pm
  • Pay up to £95/day for the first 12 weeks and from the 13th week you would be paid an equivalent rate to what you would get if on contract with the school.
  • SEMH Teaching Assistants will support the class teacher in the delivery of lessons by preventing or de-escalating challenging behaviours, engaging, motivating & maintaining focus of pupils while also assisting with input to learning.
  • Lots of empathy, patience and determination to persevere through challenges in order to help young people make progress.
  • Promote safety, inclusion and a positive learning environment at all times.
  • Liaise with outside professionals, parents and carers as well as other school staff.

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 SEMH Secondary Teaching Assistant role, you will need to:

  • Have an enhanced DBS certificate (or be happy to apply for a new one)
  • Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable).
  • Min. of 2 professional references.
  • Provide a CV with a full history.
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK.
  • Ability to cover a range of subjects.

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 - FREE access to over 2,500 online CPD courses via our partnership with The National College.
  • 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
  • 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 SEMH Secondary Teaching Assistant role in the Stockport area or to hear more about other roles for next academic year please call Graham in the Manchester office on 0161 674 0138, or email

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