Teaching Assistant

Bury, Greater Manchester
CMP00291_1619506165
Date Posted:27 Apr 2021
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant
£65 - £75 per day
  1. Permanent

Teaching Assistant

Bury, Greater Manchester

Tradewind Manchester are supporting a two-form entry Bury-based primary school in recruiting an experienced Teaching Assistant, working in their KS2 team. This is a full-time role with an immediate start, then following an initial period working on a temporary basis (typically 16 weeks) this role could become permanent and you may be offered a school contract.

The school is seeking an experienced Teaching Assistant to aid pupils in Key Stage 2 who require small group and 1:1 support to enhance their learning development. To be considered for this position you must have a proven track record of supporting pupils who require developmental support, including academic interventions in reading/writing or maths; have strong language and literacy skills; be able to engage pupils and differentiate work according to academic levels; and a clear understanding of phonics.

To join us and be successful in this KS2 Teaching Assistant role, you will need to:

  • Have a Teaching Assistant qualification or relevant degree
  • Have KS2 primary school experience
  • Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
  • Provide a CV with employment/education history included. Employment breaks must be explained
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK

This role will include:

-Teaching pupils with developmental difficulties in reading, writing or maths

-Taking responsibility for the safeguarding of the young people in your care

-Assisting with behavioural support where necessary

-Supporting the school team to provide a stimulating, safe and nurturing environment for students to learn

About the school:

This is a caring school where individual strengths and interests are both welcomed and promoted. The community ethos shapes the life of the pupils, with principles of respect & honesty permeating all aspects of the school. There is a wealth of extracurricular options available to pupils and staff development is a real strength; reviews of staff work are precise, and students who fall behind are identified quickly and given the support they need. Pupils get off to a great start in the EYFS and the school has a national accreditation for its SEND programme.

About the role:

-Permanent Contract (following a typical 16-week temporary period working through Tradewind Manchester)

-Full time, 08:15-16:00

-Free onsite parking and close to local transport links from the city centre

-You may be required to assist with programmes outside the classroom and after school from time to time

The benefits of working as an experienced Level 3 Teaching Assistant at this school include:

-Working in a friendly, supportive team

-Ongoing professional development and promotion opportunities

The benefits of working your initial temporary period in the role through Tradewind include:

-We offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor!

-Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100

-Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success.

-Online Portal for your time sheets and to log your availability

-Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

If this sounds like the perfect role for you:

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this KS2 Teaching Assistant position, located in Bury. For more information about the role, contact Cameron on 0161 674 0138 / cameron.mcbryde@twrecruitment.com

More about Tradewind Recruitment:

  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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