Job Overview

Blackburn, Scotland
Job Type
Full Time
£65 - £75 Per Day
Date Posted
3 days ago

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Tradewind are recruiting!

Degree Qualified Maths Teaching Assistant

Tradewind are recruiting! Are you highly motivated and a driven teaching assistant with a passion for Teaching Maths?

Tradewind Recruitment is currently looking for a dedicated Degree Qualified Maths Teaching Assistant to join an alternative provision in Blackburn, starting as soon as possible until December 2021. This is a full-time, long-term role.

Helping to deliver Maths throughout the Alternative Provision, planning and delivery experience is required

Tradewind are looking for a driven, determined, and engaging individual who has a recent completed a Maths degree and looking to work within a Secondary school.

Initially you will be required to teach 1-2-1 and small group delivering Maths's interventions. You will be working with students that are working below national average. You will also be building a rapport with students who may appear disengaged, helping and supporting these students to enjoy Maths and find it fun and enjoyable.

Ideally you will be qualified to degree level, experience in supporting, planning, and delivering within Maths. Supporting Pupils with EHC Plans and Social and Emotional Behaviour Difficulties

The Alternative Provision is biased in Blackburn easily accessible with public transport and additionally if you are driving it's just off the M65 and has free car parking.

The school benefits you will gain valuable experience in a new and exciting environment and be part of a dedicated team of staff. There will be the opportunity to study towards further qualifications and training.

We are looking for:

  • Level 3 Teaching Assistant or equivalent
  • Experience delivering maths to small groups and on a 1:1 basis
  • Excellent communication and behaviour management techniques
  • Be confident in dealing with complex needs including personal care
  • Excellent interpersonal skills based on effective communication
  • This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have the legal right to work in the UK

The benefits of registering with Tradewind:

  • We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
  • We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 30 to be exact!
  • Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn a brilliant bonus!
  • 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
  • Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
  • Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

Click 'Apply Now' to be considered for this great position as a Teaching Assistant in the Blackburn area or for more information about the role, contact Chrissie on or

  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


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