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Secondary Teaching Assistant

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

Tradewind are recruiting! Are you a teaching assistant looking for a new role in south Manchester?

Tradewind are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic and committed teaching assistant for a small secondary academy in 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 likely include -

Supporting teenagers with additional needs such as neurodiverse conditions or ASD

Supporting teenagers with moderate learning difficulties such as dyslexia, dyspraxia and dyscalcula

Supporting teenagers with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties

Supporting teenagers with mental health needs and anxiety

As the school has been growing for the last 5 years, the year 10s and year 11s in particular increasingly require emotional support for their GCSEs and preparation for post 16 transition.

Working collaboratively with the learning support team and with the SENDCO

Experience of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) or counselling is desirable.

The School

New Secondary academy with first year of all year groups in September 2022

Moved into new state of the art building in September 2021

Part of an innovative multi academy trust with outstanding schools in South Manchester

Excellent facilities for teaching and learning

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

Very easily accessible by public transport routes.

The Benefits

Full time ongoing temporary role

Excellent support from department and senior leadership team

Competitive pay rates

May become permanent (funding pending)

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: 707326453-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Tradewind Recruitment
    Tradewind Recruitment
  • Location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Salary: £13,650 to £17,550
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent