Secondary Teaching Assistant

Location: Hackney
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: DT0569
Salary: £80 - 100 per day
Job Published: 8 days ago

Start date: September 2023

Location: Hackney

Key Stages: 3-4


Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children and young people?

On behalf of a mainstream secondary school in Hackney, Protocol Education are currently seeking to appoint a Secondary Teaching Assistant to join their dedicated team.

As a Secondary Teaching Assistant, you will have the opportunity to connect directly with brilliant children and young people and help them achieve their full potential.

You will be working 1:1, in small groups and supporting with whole class support, the age range you will be supporting is 11-16 year old students.

Daily duties will consist of helping the classroom teacher to prepare learning material and run classroom activities and supervising the class from time to time.

No teaching support experience is required for this role; this secondary school are seeking to appoint a practitioner who is eager to help vulnerable students to live happy and fulfil live.


• Collaborate with teachers to prepare learning materials and assist in the delivery of classroom activities.

• Provide hands-on support and supervision to students, ensuring their emotional and physical needs are met.

• Support students with complex Social Emotional Mental Health (SEMH) needs, fostering their development as individuals and facilitating their engagement with the world.

• Adapt to various classroom roles, both indoors and outdoors, based on individual requirements.

• Lead outdoor experiences and supervise students as they explore beyond the classroom.

• Contribute to the overall teamwork and mutual support within the school community.

Qualifications and Skills:

• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to connect with students from diverse backgrounds.

• Adaptable and flexible, with the willingness to take on various classroom roles.

• Empathetic and responsive, with a caring approach to supporting students' needs.

• Ability to work collaboratively as part of a dedicated team, sharing knowledge, experiences, and learning.


Benefits of working with this school:

• Make a direct, positive impact on the lives of children and young people, helping them achieve real and significant progress.

• Benefit from the tremendous support and guidance provided by our experienced teams.

• Work in a supportive and collaborative environment, where teamwork and mutual support are highly valued.


If you would like to be considered for this Secondary Teaching Assistant vacancy in Hackney, please apply immediately.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQs on the Protocol Education website for further details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Protocol Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with the DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer FREE online safeguarding and Prevent Duty training to all our workers. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and subscribe to the DBS Update Service.

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