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Secondary Teaching Assistant

Altrincham, Cheshire
£13,650 to £17,550
Job Type
8 Sep 2022

Tradewind are recruiting! Are you a teaching assistant with experience of working with teenagers looking for a new role in south Manchester?

I am currently recruiting for a talented and reliable teaching assistant for a secondary school in Trafford, south Manchester.

This is a full time temporary secondary teaching assistant role from September 2022 to December 2022 initially, paying up to £85 per day.

The Role

Teaching Assistant supporting teaching and learning in a secondary school

Five days a week

The role will vary depending on the needs of individual students but will include working on the following areas.

Communication and Interaction (including Speech, Language and Communication Difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Condition)

Cognition and Learning (including Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and Dyspraxia)

Social, Emotional and Mental Health (including Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder)

Sensory and Physical (Visual impairment, Hearing impairment, Physical disability)

Following the student's Education Health Care Plan and working with their multidisciplinary team.

The school are particularly interested in hearing from teaching assistants with experience of primary to secondary transition or working with lower ability year 7 students.

The School

Ofsted Outstanding academy since 2008

Excellent facilities for teaching and learning.

Mixed selective grammar school for students aged 11 to 18

"Behaviour is exemplary Students are highly motivated, work hard and enthusiastically participate in all aspects of school life".

The Benefits

Full time ongoing temporary role due to SEN funding

Excellent support from department and senior leadership team

Competitive pay rates

To join us and be successful in this secondary teaching assistant role, you will need to:

  • a minimum of six week's experience of working with children aged 11- 16 supported by references
  • This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks
  • Provide a CV with 10 years of employment/education history included and any employment breaks must be explained
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK
  • Bachelor's degree or teaching assistant qualifications

By registering with Tradewind, you will benefit from:

Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent

More training and development than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 46 to be exact! With new courses added every term!

A generous referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a reward

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

A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability

Our payroll team are onsite in London. Not offshore, not through a third party. We don't leave candidate service or pay to chance.

Holiday pay - You choose if you want to be paid inclusive of holiday pay or bank this to claim in the school holidays.

Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To be considered for this secondary teaching assistant position, or to hear more about other roles for September 2022 call the Manchester office on , or email

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  • Job Reference: 707316298-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Tradewind Recruitment
    Tradewind Recruitment
  • Location: Altrincham, Cheshire
  • Salary: £13,650 to £17,550
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent