Teaching Assistant

Wigan, Greater Manchester
Date Posted:06 May 2021
  1. SEN Teaching Assistant
£65.00 - £80.00 per day + Over 30 Accredited CPD Courses
  1. Long-term

Teaching Assistant

Wigan, Greater Manchester

Teaching Assistant

Tradewind are recruiting! Are you an organised Teaching Assistant looking for your next role in Wigan?

Tradewind are currently recruiting for a hardworking and experienced Teaching Assistant to work in a SEMH Primary School in Wigan. The role is for a full academic year starting as soon as possible until July 2021 with the potential of going permanent.

We are recruiting for a Teaching Assistant for a SEMH Primary school within Wigan. The SEMH Primary School in Wigan provides education for 5 - 11 year olds, they aim to provide the highest standards of teaching and learning so that all children can achieve their academic potential. Within your role will be working with a Year 5 class, Team Teach training is desirable not essential as training can be provided.

They ensure that they foster and develop the social and emotional well-being of their children as well as concentrating on developing the potential of their staff. Pay starts from £65 per day dependent on experience up to £80 per day. The school also has a large onsite staff parking with close links to the motorway and a bus stop located outside the school.

The school has students with a wide range of with challenging behaviour and Social and Emotional behavioural difficulties and ASD. As a Teaching Assistant, you will be supporting within class half the week then supporting the year 5 class. This school also encourages and healthy and active approach to everyday school life.

As a Teaching Assistant, you will have the support of a cohesive and committed Support Team and SLT. Plus, the successful Teaching Assistant you will be provided with a comprehensive induction package and a wide range of CPD opportunities for all staff. You also are offered a lunch within school with no cost.

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


  • Previous experience working with challenging behaviours
  • Full commitment to the young person
  • Calm in a crisis
  • Good use of de-escalation strategies (you will be asked for an example at interview)
  • This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have the legal right to work in the UK


  • Experience working within Youth Centres
  • Experience working with venerable young people
  • Familiar with overly sexualised behaviours
  • School based experience
  • Team Teach Trained (desirable not essential as training can be provided)

The benefits of registering with Tradewind:

  • We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
  • We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 30 to be exact!
  • Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a brilliant bonus!
  • Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
  • Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
  • Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
  • Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a Teaching Assistant in Wigan or for more information about the role, contact Chrissie on 01772 977 333 or chrissie.hempstalk@twrecruitment.com

  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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