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Bank Staff Teaching Assistants - Manchester & Trafford

Bank Staff Teaching Assistants – Manchester & Trafford

Milk Education is an eco-friendly supply agency providing quality teachers, TAs, and support staff to schools across the North. We’re not just here to fill a gap, we’re here to make a difference. That’s why we only represent the very best teaching and supply talent on the market. Our goal is to enrich pupil education through the provision of quality teaching staff, embracing our traditional values and ensuring a positive journey for all our schools and educators.

Have you had experience supporting children or vulnerable adults in the last 2 years?

Are you seeking part-time employment to complement family commitments or studies?

Are you keen to kick start a career in Primary Teaching/ Education but not sure where to start?

Here at Milk Education, we are exclusively partnered with a large number of primary schools within the South Manchester and Trafford boroughs who are currently on the lookout for day-to-day supply staff to work on a flexible basis to cover pre-planned absences and weekly sicknesses.

A can-do attitude and a good personality are very important and are what our schools look for, so we require exceptional communicators who can work confidently on their own but also as part of a team with other teaching assistants and class teachers.

What does a Primary Teaching Assistant do?

  • Supervise and provide learning support for pupils with or without special needs
  • Assist with the development of individual education and behavioural plans setting challenging expectations for pupils to achieve learning goals
  • Encourage pupils to interact with the class and engage in activities
  • Provide feedback to pupils and teachers on pupil’s achievement, progress, and any problems that arise
  • Promote good pupil conduct encouraging pupils to take responsibility for their behaviour
  • Prepare resources required for learning activities and assist pupils in their use
  • Uphold policies and procedures relating to child protection and data protection based on each schools specific policy

Do you have the following skills?

  • A good understanding of the primary national curriculum
  • The ability to demonstrate strong verbal communication skills and active listening skills
  • High levels of empathy and emotional intelligence to support children of varying abilities and backgrounds
  • The ability to monitor a pupil's response to the learning activities and if needed, the confidence to adapt the activity to achieve the intended learning outcome
  • Firm but fair manner

If you are available a minimum of 2-3 days across the week Mon-Fri and can work the standard schools hours of 08:30-15:30, we would love to speak with you!

Applicants will be subject to a variety of checks including an enhanced DBS check, full references, including from your most recent employer, and eligibility to work in the UK. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

Greater Manchester, England, UK