Teaching Assistant

Manchester, Greater Manchester
JNM 75644_1719826082
Date Posted: 01 Jul 2024
  1. Teaching Assistant
£85 - £100 per day
  1. Permanent

Teaching Assistant

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Are you passionate about shaping the future of young minds? Do you have a knack for providing exceptional support to early years children, especially those with speech and language difficulties? We are seeking dedicated and enthusiastic Specialist Teaching Assistant to support children at the start of their education.

Our client school believe that every child deserves a nurturing and supportive environment to thrive in. The school is dedicated to providing a warm and inclusive atmosphere where children feel welcomed and valued.

We are looking for a Specialist Teaching Assistant who has a commitment to excellence and is eager to make a positive impact on the lives of the schools youngest learners.

Role and Responsibilities:

As a Specialist Teaching Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting early years children who are new to the school and require additional assistance. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with the integration of new students into the school environment
  • Providing one-on-one and small group support to children with varying needs, particularly those with speech and language difficulties and those who are not school-ready
  • Helping to create and maintain a safe, engaging, and inclusive classroom atmosphere
  • Collaborating with teachers, parents, and other staff to develop individualised support plans
  • Monitoring and reporting on the progress and development of the children
  • Encouraging social interaction and positive behaviour among students
  • Supporting the delivery of the early years curriculum through creative and interactive activities
  • Working closely with speech and language therapists to implement targeted interventions


  • Previous experience working with early years children, preferably in an educational setting
  • A relevant qualification in childcare or education (e.g. CACHE Level 3, NVQ Level 3, or equivalent)
  • Experience in supporting children with speech and language difficulties
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine passion for working with young children
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • A proactive and flexible approach to meeting the needs of the children

Why Apply?

  • A supportive and welcoming school community
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression
  • A chance to make a meaningful difference in the lives of early years children
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Support from an agency that truly cares about their candidates

If you are enthusiastic about providing exceptional support to early years children, especially those with speech and language difficulties, and are ready to take on a rewarding role, we would love to hear from you.

How to Apply:

Please send your CV and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to joanne.nelthorpe@twrecruitment.com For more information about the position, please contact Joanne on 0161 674 0138

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