Secondary Age Teaching Assistant

Location: Pontefract
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Secondary Support
Reference: SECTA
Salary: £70 - 80 per day
Job Published: about 3 years ago

If you are looking for a role that makes a real difference to students lives, we are working closely with a mainstream secondary school based in the Pontefract are that are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to join their team as soon as possible 

This post is for a vibrant and purposeful secondary school based in the heart of Yorkshire.

The successful candidate must be confident and empathetic with the adaptable to support the wider team and take a creative approach to teaching pupils according to their educational needs.

Previous experience of supporting secondary-aged students with SEN needs would be desirable but is not essential. The role of a Learning Support Assistant/Teaching assistant may be suitable for any graduate interested in teaching or working towards careers in education.


  • Delivery of person-centred approach, one-to-one and small group interventions
  • Ability to demonstrate literacy and numeracy skills
  • Capability to sustain the development of pupils, educational and behaviour related
  • Support students to meet their goals through communication, independence, and participation

In return the school can offer:

  • A positive, friendly, and inclusive working environment
  • Career progression
  • Competitive salary

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. Please see 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’. We also 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.

Full assistance provided. For details of our privacy policy, please see