Trainee Teaching Assistant

Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Date Posted: 13 Nov 2023
  1. Learning Support Assistant, Teaching Assistant, SEN Teaching Assistant
  1. Long-term

Trainee Teaching Assistant

Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Trainee Teaching Assistant

Begin Your Career Journey as a Trainee Teaching Assistant in Gloucester starting in January 2024!

Are you a dedicated, empathetic, and imaginative individual ready for a rewarding career change? Do you aspire to find a role that offers both personal satisfaction and opportunities for growth and flexibility? Look no further!

Tradewind Recruitment is actively seeking Teaching Assistants who possess qualities such as patience, dedication, and boundless energy to join our Primary or Secondary schools in Gloucester.

Our schools have openings in January 2024 for Teaching Assistants on a temporary, full-time, or part-time basis Monday to Friday 8:30am-3:30pm. The daily rate starts from £76 and we are open to negotiation based on your experience.

We are in search of candidates who embody:

  • Prior experience working with children (preferred).
  • Effective communication skills and confidence in engaging with children.
  • Enthusiasm and a genuine passion for aiding in the development of young minds, along with a willingness to learn on the job.

Why choose Tradewind:

  • Enjoy flexibility in your work schedule, whether you prefer to work one day or five days a week.
  • Access a complimentary 'Teaching Assistant Introduction Course' to prepare you for the role.
  • Receive competitive pay and work during convenient hours (Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-3:30 pm).
  • Benefit from ongoing support tailored to your unique needs.
  • Take advantage of our generous referral program - recommend a friend and earn a substantial bonus, currently set at £100 per successful referral.

Additional support for Trainees:

Our 'Teaching Assistant Introduction Course,' offered at no cost, provides a three-hour, in-person preparation to boost your confidence before entering the classroom. Gain valuable insights into the role of a teaching assistant, school expectations, tools for supporting learning, and safeguarding.

Enjoy complimentary membership to the National College after working just one day, granting free access to over 2,500 CPD courses!

Don't miss the chance to shape young minds, gain valuable experience, and potentially secure long-term contracts with schools. Your teaching career starts here!

  • Your income matters; we will always seek to get you the highest rate of pay and will provide you with the best possible advice.
  • Your development matters; we offer our people free access to over 2,500 CPD courses, webinars and resources via the incredible National College.
  • Your flexibility matters; we tailor the working week to you - daily supply, long-term contracts and permanent positions all available, all local to you.
  • Your wellbeing matters; we put people at the heart of everything we do and are proudly a Sunday Times Top 100 employer for 4 years running.
  • We pride ourselves on our exceptional service to our candidates and are proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer.

To excel in this role and become a valuable member of our team, you should:

  • Hold or be willing to apply for an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.
  • Provide overseas police clearances if applicable.
  • Supply professional reference checks.
  • Ensure your CV comprehensively covers your employment history, with a focus on your relevant experience.
  • Possess the legal right to work in the UK.

Click 'Apply now' and attach your CV to be considered for our Trainee TA roles in Gloucester. Or for more information about the role please contact myself at with a copy of your CV and we can arrange a call to discuss further in detail. #BRITA

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