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Learning Support Assistant (TA)

Teaching Personnel

£1,325 - 1,450 per month


Permanent | Full Time



Teaching Personnel are working with a central Manchester based secondary school that is looking to recruit prospective future teachers who can fulfil the role of a Learning Support Assistant (LSA) to start with them in September for the full academic year. The successfully appointed future teacher(s) would start with the school as school starts for the new year.

Teaching Personnel have a Future Teacher’s Programme whereby the successful graduate(s) would take on a support role for a year gaining relevant experience in anticipation for moving onto a teacher training role thereafter with the school. This school has a link to a teaching school where the successful graduate would enrol onto their SCITT (School Centred Initial Teacher Training programme). For more information see: . There are a number of opportunities for graduates given multiple requirements at this school.

The school are looking for confident, astute, adaptable and motivated graduates who are an aspirational future teacher able to utilise previous transferable experience.

Key aspects of the Future Teacher: Learning Support Assistant role -

  • Full time Learning Support Assistant required: graduate level education required
  • Pay range dependent upon experience and qualification: earn up to £1450 per month
  • Provide support and intervention to year 7s aswell as work within a specific subject area
  • Academic school with a large cohort of students identified as excelling students and gifted and talented
  • LSA required for the full academic year with the option to progress onto a school-based contract on a teacher training programme

As a prospective future teacher, the successful graduate should have a vested interest in the education sector and be looking to gain valuable experience in a secondary school. Graduates who have experience of supporting students are highly encouraged to apply now. This role will include supporting a variety of students aged between 11 and 15 in the main. Working with older students, you will be focussed on GCSE preparation and provide intervention at set times.

The school is located in the central Manchester area making it very easy to access via the M60 motorway network or for those travelling from Levenshulme, Longsight, Didsbury and Chorlton via public transport. The school is a fairly large sized secondary school with the successful Learning Support Assistant being supported throughout their placement at the school.

If you are a graduate of any degree discipline with experience of supporting students (desirable but not essential) in any capacity or with prior experience fulfilling the role of a LSA, TA, Learner Mentor or Graduate Mentor then apply now with your latest CV.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for 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.

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