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Graduate Teaching Assistant

Manchester, Lancashire
£13,650 to £17,550
Job Type
8 Sep 2022

Tradewind are recruiting! Are you a graduate with experience of working with teenagers with mental health needs? Are you looking for a new role in Manchester for September 2022?

Tradewind Recruitment is currently looking for a graduate with experience of supporting students with additional behavioural needs to join the alternative provision of a secondary academy in south Manchester.

This is a full-time temporary teaching assistant role paying up to £90 per day.

The Role

Teaching Assistant within the school's Alternative Provision

Five days a week

Supporting small groups of students with additional needs including SEMH, ASD, behavioural needs and ADHD.

Working collaboratively with SEN support team and the SENCO

Supporting a broad curriculum based on key skills and ASDAN strategies.

Supporting the senior leader responsible for behaviour.

Working collaboratively with the team around the child including parents and carers, social workers and other professionals.

The School

Successful 11-19 academy

Good Ofsted September 2021

Best Practice lead for the innovative multi academy trust with outstanding schools in South Manchester

State of the art facilities for teaching and learning

Dynamic academy trust working to ensure outstanding achievement and wellbeing of all stakeholders including students and staff.

Trust benefits also includes BUPA Healthcare

Supportive department and senior leadership team

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 in the last 3 years 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: 707316714-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Tradewind Recruitment
    Tradewind Recruitment
  • Location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Salary: £13,650 to £17,550
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent