Year 1 Teaching Assistant

Middleton, Greater Manchester
£400 - £450 per week

Year 1 Teaching Assistant – Middleton

A primary school in Middleton is seeking to appoint a Level 2 or Level 3 qualified teaching assistant to support within their Year 1 class to start ASAP. This role is full-time; Monday to Friday, 8.30am-3.30pm.

As the successful Teaching Assistant, you will:

– Have experience of working with pupils of primary school age

– Have good English and Maths skills

– Be comfortable leading small groups of pupils for interventions sessions and effectively managing behaviour

– Display a calm, patient demeanour with the ability to create a stimulating learning environment

– Be a qualified Teaching Assistant at either Level 2 or 3 or the equivalent. Degree-qualified Graduates are also very welcome to apply

On offer to you

  • Access to our employee benefits scheme, Affinity Extra; offering a host of benefits and savings from an extremely wide range of retailers, utilities and services as well as days out and experiences
  • Training opportunities to keep your knowledge up-to-date and to help you advance in your career
  • A variety of payroll options to suit your individual circumstances
  • Extremely competitive rates of pay
  • Flexibility in your working schedule

What we are looking for

  • Knowledge and/or experience of working with or supporting children; either in schools or other sectors
  • A determined attitude to work, desire to help children, knowledge and transferable skills are equally as important, sometimes more so.
  • You will help to keep children safe by supporting the safeguarding of children and encouraging positive behaviour through agreed behaviour management strategies
  • You will provide care and encouragement to pupils while supporting the teacher in the delivery and evaluation of learning activities
  • The ability to remove barriers to learning and provide mentoring support to children.

Who this role would suit

  • A qualified Teaching Assistant with experience supporting children of either EYFS or KS1 age
  • An experienced Nursery Assistant with sound Phonics knowledge and who is looking to make the step into working in schools with more sociable working hours
  • Maths or English Graduates who are seeking a career in education and have experience of previously working with children in any sector.

How to apply

Click ‘Apply Now’ below and submit an up-to-date CV with phone and email contact details. You will be contacted by one of our consultants for an informal chat about the role.

Monarch Education is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications regardless of sex, age, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity or disability.

This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Monarch Education operate in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently UK residents and eligible to work in the UK. Whilst we will endeavour to contact you following your response, due to the high volume of applications we regret that this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification from us within 30 days please take your application as not being successful this time but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.


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