Supply Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: 705437054-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Tradewind Recruitment
  • Location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Salary: £70.00 to £80.00 Per Day
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Teaching Assistant - Day to Day role, Trafford

We are working with a successful Primary School based in Trafford, in the heart of the community and who have a large need for Teaching Assistants on both a long term / full time basis and for day-to-day supply cover. Working with this school will offer you the opportunity to broaden your experience and assisting children of all different walks of life in their education, development, and social wellbeing!

This Infants Trafford based Primary School are seeking to recruit an experienced Teaching Assistant to work with students up to and including Year 2. The needs of their students are paramount, and staff must be able to engage pupils with interesting and exciting learning opportunities; based not only on the national curriculum, but also to include social skills, wellbeing, personal development, peer interaction and support for one and other.

The school's needs range from general TA support, developmental assistance in reading, writing & maths, to one-on-one support for students with special educational needs and behavioural support.

This role will include:

  • Supporting the class teacher and pupils
  • Aiding student learning and usually on a 1:1 or group basis
  • Supporting students with special educational needs or behavioural issues.
  • Taking responsibility for the safeguarding of the young people in your care
  • Supporting the school team to provide a stimulating, safe and nurturing environment for students to learn

About the role:

  • Day-to-Day experience on a rolling basis, with longer term opportunities for the right candidates
  • Hours are 08:15-16:00
  • You may be required to assist with programmes outside the classroom and after school from time to time

To be considered for this position you must have a can-do attitude; be prepared to perform whichever task is required of you; have strong interpersonal skills; be able to engage pupils and differentiate work according to academic levels. Relevant qualifications or experience in a classroom are particularly important

You will also need to:

  • Hold a Teaching Assistant qualification or relevant bachelor's degree.
  • Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional references checks
  • Provide a CV with at least 10 years employment/education history included and any employment breaks must be explained
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK

About the school:

This one form infants school located in Trafford believe every child matters and learning at this school is fun, exciting, challenging and rewarding. The foundation of their success is happy, well behaved children who work hard in surroundings where their rights are respected. They have a huge focus on Early Years as they believe the first years in school are the most important, helping to shape children's attitudes to learning.

The benefits of working your initial temporary period in the role through Tradewind include:

  • We offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency.
  • Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to £100
  • Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success.
  • Online Portal for your time sheets and to log your availability

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this Teaching Assistant position, located in Trafford. Or for more information about the role, contact Stephen on /

More about Tradewind Recruitment:

Tradewind Recruitment is a Sunday Times Top 100 employer - stopping at nothing to ensure our candidates, clients and employees come first. At Tradewind you will have access to 45 fully certified CPD courses (18 more than our next nearest competitor), all focused on making you the best you can be. We have the very best people available to take your call and look after you every step of the way. We pride ourselves on exceptional service and take the time to really get to know you. Put simply; we listen, we learn, we deliver. Why? Because our people matter most.

We specialise in matching Teachers and Support Staff to their dream job, and help Primary, Secondary and SEN schools recruit for a wide range of roles across our 11 offices in the UK, including: London, the West Midlands, the North West, East Anglia, the North East, the South West, Yorkshire, the Midlands, Herts and Bucks.

Awarded REC Audited Education gold standard - Tradewind Recruitment are committed to Safeguarding and are also a proud Equal Opportunities Employer.