Teaching Assistant

Preston, Lancashire
Date Posted: 26 Sep 2023
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
£76.89 - £80.89 per day
  1. Long-term

Teaching Assistant

Preston, Lancashire
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Are you a dedicated and passionate Teaching Assistant looking for a rewarding opportunity in education? Tradewind, a leading teaching agency, is seeking a full-time Teaching Assistant to work in a Secondary Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) on a long-term basis in Preston, Lancashire. This role offers a unique chance to make a positive impact on the lives of young people who may not have access to mainstream education.

Our partner school is a Secondary Alternative Provision School, offering full-time education for up to 110 pupils who, for various reasons, are not able to access mainstream educational provision. The school is dedicated to providing a safe, nurturing, and inclusive learning environment for its students. With an OFSTED rating of 'Good,' you'll be joining a team committed to delivering high-quality education and support.

Role Details:

Position: Teaching Assistant (TA)

Location: Secondary PRU in Preston, Lancashire

Contract: Long-term basis

Daily Rate of Pay: £76.89 - £80.89

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide one-on-one and group support to students in various subjects.
  • Assist in the planning and delivery of engaging lessons.
  • Help maintain a positive and inclusive classroom environment.
  • Support students with their emotional and behavioural needs.
  • Collaborate with teachers and other staff members to ensure students' progress and development.

School Facilities:

Our partner school offers state-of-the-art facilities to support both students and staff. These include:

  • 2 Science laboratories
  • Hair and beauty room
  • Modern, fully equipped food technology kitchen
  • Sports hall and gym
  • Design and technology (DT) room


  • Previous experience as a Teaching Assistant is preferred.
  • A passion for working with students who may face additional challenges in their education.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet the diverse needs of students.

If you are an enthusiastic and caring Teaching Assistant looking for a rewarding role in education, we would love to hear from you. To apply for this position, please submit your CV or for more information about the role, contact Jennifer Weale on 01772 977333 / jennifer.weale@twrecruitment.com.

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