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Trainee Teaching Assistant (full time/temporary)


£416 - £475 per week (salary is dependent on experience and/or qualifications)

Start date: June 2024

Vision for Education work with Special Needs schools as well as alternative provisions all across Manchester and Greater Manchester. We’re passionate about making a positive impact in education. In partnership with schools in our local communities, we are proud to launch our National Teaching Assistant Programme, designed to support those who want to start a Teaching Assistant career.

The Programme

Working alongside our client schools, we will provide the successful Trainee Teaching Assistant with high quality training and paid on the job experience.

Following a successful interview and pending suitability, safeguarding and identity checks, we will work to secure you a paid placement in a school to further develop your skills, you will also receive ongoing support from a dedicated consultant.

Prior to starting your... placement, you will be required to complete a training programme delivered by Vision for Education and school leaders, which will give you the essential skills you need to work as a Trainee Teaching Assistant.

The Role

The role of a Trainee Teaching Assistant is vital in the day-to-day running of schools. The best Teaching Assistants have excellent communication skills and are able to build positive relationships with pupils and staff, quickly and effectively.

Depending on the role and the school, you will be working with the class teacher to manage behaviour, support with interventions, and provide additional support to children with SEND (special educational needs and disabilities).

You will assist the class teacher with recording and reporting on pupil progress and behaviour and help ensure that children are making good progress in the classroom.


Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. The minimum experience, training or qualifications required for this position, and to be considered for the National Teaching Assistant Programme, you will:

Be compassionate, understanding and caring.

Be able to build positive relationships with children and young people.

Be passionate about improving the outcomes for children and young people.

Be flexible, proactive and a team player.

Understand the crucial importance of keeping children and young people safe.

Be able to demonstrate at interview the reasons why you want to start a career in education, and explain your understanding of the role of a Teaching Assistant and the important part they play in the school community.

Be committed to completing the required training and participating in ongoing CPD.

Be willing to pay for an enhanced DBS check and register with the Update Service.

What we offer

As a Trainee Teaching Assistant and part of our team, you benefit from:

Excellent daily rates paid using the PAYE system.

Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability).

Social and networking events.

Pension contributions.

CPD to help with your professional development.

Access to a dedicated consultant.

Daily rate is subject to your scale rate, experience in role and qualifications which will be discussed at the point of registration.

About Us

We are a market-leading education supply agency committed to the development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high quality educators.

We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

If you are a Trainee Teaching Assistant who can enthuse, motivate and engage learners and would like the challenge of working in a rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you.

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities call us on (phone number removed)

Bury UK


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