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Year 2 Teaching Assistant

Bury, Lancashire
£65.00 to £75.00 Per Day
Job Type
1 Jan 2022

Year 2 Teaching Assistant- Bury

Tradewind Manchester are recruiting!

We are working with a large, highly aspirational primary school in Bury who are seeking an experienced KS1 Teaching Assistant to join their Year 2 class. Working with this school will offer you the opportunity to broaden your experience and assisting children of all abilities in their education, development, and social wellbeing!

This two-form entry, Bury based Primary School are seeking to recruit a dedicated Year 2 Teaching Assistant to support pupils in both 1:1 and group settings. The school welcome application from both experienced Teaching Assistants and Graduate Teaching Assistants who are beginning their career within education. Pupil wellbeing is paramount to the school and all 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 require a proactive KS1 TA who will aid pupils' development in reading writing & maths, as well as provide one-on-one support for students with special educational needs and behavioural support. 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.

To join us and be successful in this Bury based Year 2 TA role, you will need to:

  • A Teaching Assistant qualification or relevant bachelor's degree
  • Primary School experience
  • Be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
  • Provide a CV with employment/education history included. Employment breaks must be explained
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK

This role will include:

-Supporting pupils with learning developmental difficulties, usually on a 1:1 basis

-Supporting students with special educational needs or behavioural issues

-Providing general support to the Class Teacher, including delivering small group interventions or providing classroom behaviour management

-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 school:

The high standards at this Bury based school, combined with a strong teaching cohort, ensures that pupil progress has displayed marked improvement over time. A well-planned EYFS programme means that pupils settle in well and make good progress no matter their starting points. Teachers and well-trained Teaching Assistants provide well-targeted support. This ensures disadvantaged pupils or those with additional needs make good progress and feel included. The curriculum contributes strongly to the social, moral, and cultural development of its pupils; as a result, pupil behaviour is exemplary - students are very proud of the school and display a great attitude to learning.

About the role:

-Day-to-Day experience on a rolling basis, with longer term opportunities for the right candidates

-Hours are 08:30-16:00

-Free onsite parking and close to local transport links from the city centre

-You may be required to assist with programmes outside the classroom and after school from time to time

The benefits of working as a KS1 Teaching Assistant at this school include:

-Working in a friendly, supportive team

-Ongoing professional development and promotion opportunities

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, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor!

-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

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

If this sounds like the perfect role for you:

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this Year 2 Teaching Assistant position, located in Bury. For more information about the role, contact Eva on /

More about Tradewind Recruitment:

  1. As a Sunday Times Top 100 employer, we're committed to putting candidates & staff first
  2. We employ the best in the business to provide an exceptional service to our candidates
  3. Top rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request)
  4. More free CPD courses than any other education recruiter
  5. Awarded REC Audited Education Gold Standard status and we're proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer
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  • Job Reference: 460889024-2
  • Date Posted: 1 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Tradewind Recruitment
    Tradewind Recruitment
  • Location: Bury, Lancashire
  • Salary: £65.00 to £75.00 Per Day
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent