If you are looking for a new Teaching Assistant job in Manchester, then here at Tradewind Recruitment we can help! Whether you are an experienced teaching assistant or just starting to build your experience, we have a wide variety of Teaching Assistant jobs throughout Greater Manchester. Not only do we cater for Greater Manchester, but we also have many teaching assistant jobs available up and down the UK. Get the fresh start you’ve been looking for with the help of Tradewind Recruitment.
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Becoming a Teaching Assistant is the ideal opportunity to support children in developing their knowledge, working closely with the pupils who might need extra help in class. The rewards of being a teaching assistant are of course having long holidays and flexible working hours, but ultimately you’ll be helping students achieve their potential. If there is a large classroom full of students, it is quite easy for shy pupils who may be struggling to fall behind, and your job will be to support the teacher in giving those students a helping hand.
If you are looking to become a full-time teacher, then a Teaching Assistant job is the perfect way to start your teaching career. You will gain a vast amount of knowledge and vital experience which will become invaluable in years to come. As a Teaching Assistant, you get to help in different classrooms whilst interacting with different students and a variety of subjects. This could assist you further in your career, helping you decide which subject area you would like to teach in. Tradewind Recruitment can help you find that perfect Teaching Assistant role in Manchester today. Not only do we offer permanent roles, but we also offer supply teaching assistant jobs in Manchester.
Role of a Teaching Assistant
- You’ll help young children with reading and writing.
- Supporting the teacher, ensuring they can run the class smoothly and provide effective teaching, making sure all students are seen to.
- Preparing for a lesson with the teacher, sorting out educational materials.
- Supervising students on school days out.
- You’ll be attending teacher meetings and reviews
Do I need qualifications?
You don’t need to have any qualifications to become a teaching assistant, however it would be an advantage if you did as schools may favour teaching assistants that have some form of experience in schools along with qualifications. However, this is where we can help build your experience and CV in a variety of educational settings!
Below are some main requirements of a teaching assistant:
- Good writing, reading and numeracy skills are a must, along with experience working with children.
- Good GCSE grades – especially Maths, English and Science.
- All schools will carry out DBS checks (Disclosure and Barring service check). You must pass this to be able to work with children.
What can I do to improve my prospects?
Here at Tradewind Recruitment, we run workshops to help individuals get a teaching assistant job in Manchester, or anywhere in the UK so be sure to get in touch to get more information. NVQ courses can also increase your chance of becoming a teaching assistant, the Level 2 in Support Work in School and the Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools are two great courses to take, and we recommend them highly.
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