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Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£1,350 - 1,500 per month


Permanent | Full Time



On of our partner secondary schools in the South Manchester area (close to Stretford) is looking for an experienced Teaching Assistant to join their support team following the October half term (from Monday 1st November). The successfully appointed Teaching Assistant is required on a full time basis until the end of the academic year (July 2022).

Fulfilling this Teaching Assistant role, the successful individual should have experience within a secondary school ideally or be familiar with supporting 11- to 16-year-olds. If you have Team Teach training this would be highly desirable – please highlight this on your application.

Any experience of working with looked after children is also highly desirable but not essential.

The role will involve building relationships with young people who are disengaged with school life and find structured education challenging.

Key aspects of this Teaching Assistant role:

  • Pay will range between £1350 and £1500 per month dependent upon experience and confirmed hours (approx. 8:30 – 3:30pm)
  • Full time Teaching Assistant required, ideally starting on Monday 1st November 2021
  • Duration: remainder of the academic year until the end of July
  • Support across the age range but specifically with students who have been identified as requiring additional support

This large secondary school situated in the south Manchester area if very well known to the local community as being supportive, well regarded and a school of choice for parents and staff alike. The school is diverse in regards the students who attend with a highly experienced and very encouraging support team. The support team is made up of the school SENCO, Assistant SENCO, Hub Lead, Inclusion Manager and a number of Teaching Assistants that support in a variety of capacities. As a result, the successful teaching assistant will benefit from working within a supportive team and gaining further experience from collaborating with like minded teaching assistants.

  • South Manchester based secondary school (close to Stretford, Chorlton, Didsbury and Trafford)
  • Opportunity to potentially transition on to a school-based contract dependent upon funding at this school and success of the appointed Teaching Assistant

If you are a Teaching Assistant who has relevant experience within a school or similar setting then apply now attaching your most recent and applicable CV. If you are looking for a Teaching Assistant role but on a part time basis, then please apply highlighting this on your application as there is the possibility of taking this role on, on a part time basis.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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