Teaching Assistant. Job in Cheshire Education & Training Jobs

  • Job Reference: 1382376385-2
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Prospero Teaching
  • Location: Cheshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Support / IAG, Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Prospero Teaching are seeking to appoint a hardworking, highly motivated and committed Teaching Assistant to join the strong, supportive and friendly team at a school in Macclesfield to work 30 hours per week. We are particularly interested in applications from candidates experienced at working with children in KS3 and KS4.

The school is part of the Macclesfield Collaborative Academy Trust and is a dynamic learning community which welcomes all. They work in close partnership with parents and the wider community to nurture and support all children to become healthy, independent, successful and caring citizens in a multicultural and fast-changing world.

The role will include:

  • Supporting children in groups and 1:1
  • Delivering maths, writing and phonics intervention as required
  • Taking part in regular performance management and supervision.
  • Participating in reflection, dialogue and problem- solving discussions with small groups of staff.
  • Making optimum use of observations to plan effective learning sequences for the child/children
  • Working closely with the class teacher to support learning and admin tasks
  • Effective use of ICT

Applicants must:

  • promote and safeguard the welfare of children;
  • ensure high expectations for childrens learning are maintained through responding to childrens individual needs during child-initiated play;
  • have excellent interpersonal skills
  • be committed to working effectively and restoratively with colleagues; volunteers, parents, children and visitors;
  • be highly motivated, enthusiastic and supportive team players;
  • Full and relevant Level 2 (NVQ level 2 equivalent)
  • GCSE Maths & English A-C grades


  • Hold Right to Work in the UK
  • Hold an enhanced child barred list DBS certificate registered with the online update service or be willing to process a new application
  • Provide two professional child related references


If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with a copy of your up to date CV. Unfortunately, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

By registering with Prospero Teaching, you will be working with a team of dedicated professionals with a wealth of educational experience to help you find your next career move.

In addition, you will also benefit from

  • access to free accredited training courses for teachers and support staff, ensuring you are able to continue your professional development
  • support with interview preparations so you're fully prepared and confident to interview for your next role
  • support with lesson planning and classroom management to support you to create stimulating and varied lessons
  • Prospero Teaching is acting as an employment business in relation to this vacancy. The successful candidate will be required to register with Prospero Teaching in order to fill this vacancy. Ideally, you will already have a full DBS on the update service but if not, we can process a new one