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Teaching Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Job Title: Teaching Assistant

Salary: £25,000 – £27,000

Hours: 37.5 hours per week. Working 9am to 5pm.

About us

At Prosperity Children’s Services we provide care for vulnerable children and young people across the Lancashire and Greater Manchester area. Our children and young people receive support from a small team of incredible Registered Managers, Support Workers and Teaching Assistants who strive to engage, motivate, and instill confidence and teach them life skills. We aim for the best possible outcome for their future.

Your key responsibilities:

We are looking for a teaching assistant who is eager to work via 1:1 tutoring with children with a variety of learning needs, in a creative, flexible, holistic manner, to raise their engagement and improve the outlook of their educational journey. Children are referred to us by local authorities and schools and will require some level of support in their educational and social-emotional journey.

The successful candidate will:

  • Taking the children on educational trips and physical education activities.
  • Completing lesson reports and providing feedback on the children’s progress.
  • Cover sessions as and when needed in cases of meetings/annual leave etc.
  • Carrying out administrative tasks.

Essential requirements:

  • TA level 2/3 (required)
  • Driving license (required)
  • Experience of working within a school setting (required)
  • Experience working with SEN / Learning Disabilities in an employed setting.
  • Understanding of the Safeguarding principles and Child Protection procedures.
  • DBS cleared.
  • An ability to build positive working relationships with both pupils and adults.
  • Good organisational skills
  • Flexible, creative, and resilient
  • Be confident in working with children whilst being sensitive to their needs.
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Ability to manage groups of pupils and deal with challenging behaviour.

Our Staff Benefits

  • 33 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Refer a Friend Scheme bonus of £100 per successful candidate.
  • Blue Light Card
  • Free access to face-to-face Staff Counselling service
  • Company pension scheme
  • Enhanced rates of pay for Bank holidays (double time)
  • Enhanced rates of pay for Christmas.
  • Use of Company car during shift – you will never be expected to use your own vehicle during your shifts.
  • Free on-site parking
  • Lots of opportunities to progress as the business has exciting growth plans over the next few years.
  • Paid induction including. Full and comprehensive training is provided including First Aid, Safeguarding, MAPPA, PACE, Attachment and Trauma and all other mandatory modules.

To apply for this job, please download our application form and email your details to