Secondary Teaching Assistant. Job in Bolton Education & Training Jobs

  • Job Reference: 1380526041-2
  • Date Posted: 5 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Tradewind Recruitment
  • Location: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Tradewind are recruiting!

Are you able to engage & motivate young people from vulnerable backgrounds?

Are you resilient to challenging situations and able to persevere through obstacles over the long term?

Do you want to help children turn their lives around?

If so, then this school in the Bolton area needs you!

Tradewind are recruiting for a Secondary Teaching Assistant on behalf of a secondary school in the Bolton area for children aged 11-16 with Social, Emotional or Mental Health needs (SEMH).

To join us and be successful in this school based Secondary Teaching Assistant role in the Bolton you will need to:

  • Have an enhanced DBS certificate (or be happy to apply for a new one).
  • Minimum of two professional references.
  • Provide a CV with a full history from your education until present.
  • Have the legal right to work in the UK.
  • Overseas Police certificates (only if applicable).

The job:

  • Secondary Teaching Assistant at an SEMH high school in the Bolton area.
  • Start September 2024.
  • Full time, Monday to Friday.
  • 8:30am - 3:30pm each day.
  • Temporary to Permanent basis.
  • Pay up to 100/day DOE.
  • Paid PAYE via Tradewind, we don't use umbrella companies.
  • Equal pay to perm staff after 12th week.

  • Supporting students aged 11-16.
  • All children have an EHCP for special needs including SEMH and associated needs such as Autism, ADHD or SpLD such as Dyslexia.
  • It will be your role to build relationships with your pupils, to understand their interests, triggers and obstacles to learning and help them to overcome them.
  • You will learn new skills and develop as a specialist SEMH Secondary Teaching Assistant.
  • The school has strong links with outside agencies, parents and other schools and as such they are looking for a team player who can build relationships with other adults as well as pupils.
  • You will need to be a driver to reach this location.

To apply for this SEMH Secondary Teaching Assistant role in the Bolton area and register with Tradewind please call Graham in the Manchester office on (phone number removed) or email (url removed)


  • An honest and friendly team with a wealth of educational experience
  • Consultants that will listen to what you want and support you wherever necessary
  • Top rates of pay through our attraction of the best education talent
  • More CPD than any other agency as a result of exclusive partnership with The National College giving you FREE access to over 2,500 online courses that normally cost 50+ each.
  • A great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a generous reward
  • Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
  • Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
  • A straightforward Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
  • Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

A bit more about Tradewind

  1. As a Sunday Times Top 100 employer, we're committed to putting candidates & staff first.
  2. We employ the best in the business to provide an exceptional service to our candidates.
  3. Top rates of pay (all rates are typically inclusive of holiday pay, however we will happily accrue this upon request).
  4. More free CPD courses than any other education recruiter.
  5. Awarded REC Audited Education Gold Standard status and we're proudly an Equal Opportunities Employer.