Secondary Teaching Assistant

Location: Wiltshire
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: LD14/9/23 SecT2
Salary: £10.90 - 13.00 per hour + PAYE/CPD/Refer a Teacher/TA Bonus £250
Job Published: 16 days ago

Learning Support Assistant

Protocol Education are working alongside a Wiltshire based Secondary school and looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to join our vibrant and highly respected Individual Learning Department to support students with their learning. You will be an excellent communicator with a good general education and strong interpersonal skills, to work with students with social, interaction and communication difficulties.

Key responsibilities include supporting students learning, either in lessons, small groups or through 1:1 work aswell as supporting the development of their self-esteem, inclusion and behaviour. A commitment to help all young people and staff to achieve their best and a shared belief in our inclusive ethosis expected of all staff.

The ideal candidate will have a good standard of written and spoken English, and Maths skills (minimum Grade 4 GCSE or equivalent) to support children up to Key Stage 4.

Job Overview

  • To support the learning of specific students with additional educational needs.
  • Maintaining specified student’s targets both in the classroom and in specially designed interventions.
  • There may also be times when they will be required to support other children in the class; leading small groups and working with other individuals.
  • Assisting the class teacher with the classroom environment and resources.

What the School is Looking For

-          Previous experience of working with students with children and young people

-          Experience of working with children with behaviour and SEND is desirable

-          Good level of behavioural management

-          Ability to build positive rapport with both students and staff

-          Resilient and nurturing presence and characteristics

-          Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing tasks/situations


What we Offer

-          £11.80 - £13.00 per hour depending on experience

-          PAYE so no hidden costs!

-          CPD opportunities – Team Teach, Cover Super Visor Training, CV Training

-          Free social and network events

-          Continued support from experienced education professionals

-          Refer a friend scheme! – £250 for every friend you refer to Protocol Education


Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award 2022, REC audited, Investor In People, CPD Member

If you are interested in this role please apply through this advert or apply on our Protocol Education website.

We pride ourselves on employing a wide range of educators from a variety of experienced backgrounds and settings as well as aspiring educators and teachers with diverse experiences and transferable skills who are passionate and caring individuals to educate children and young people within our schools.

If you feel you would be great for this role, apply today!

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.

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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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