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Teaching and Learning Assistant

Vision for Education ManchesterBolton

Key Stage 2 Teaching and Learning Assistant (Year 5/6)

Bolton, Little Lever

upto £75 per day

Salary is dependent on experience, training or qualifications. 

Contract dates Jan 2022 – July 2022

At Vision for Education, we always look to appoint Teaching Assistant’s who show the tenacity to work in a school environment supporting children, teacher and the whole school environment. 

The role

As a Year 6 teaching assistant you must possess a thirst for learning. Children at this age are moving into their next chapter of education striving to meet the demands of Year 6 SATS preparation. Working to a high standard and maintaining a positive attitude throughout the day. 

Year 6 follow the National Curriculum, you must be familiar with English, Maths, Science at this level. 

The school

Little Lever is a town within the borough of Bolton, boasting views of higher ground and valleys. A higher proportion of children and families live in the Bolton Area, providing a variety of job opportunities in local schools. 

The school is rated Good and their ethos promotes an inclusive environment, where children can learn in a safe environment. They are seeking a dynamic, proactive and engaging Teaching Assistant with a passion for primary education. 


To be considered for Teaching Assistant (TA) positions, you must:

Minimum of Level 2 qualification in a relevant subject. 

Can support Reading, Writing, Mathematics up to Year 6. 

Have experience of the national curriculum work to the objectives of the Teachers planning materials.

Able to direct from the Teacher and then proactively integrate into a classroom environment. 

Provide additional support for children 

Be flexible and creative when supporting teaching.

Be able to work between the hours of 8:30 until 15:30 Mon-Fri

Vision for Education is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. We take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff we register will undertake thorough interviewing and referencing checks and hold, or be prepared to undergo, an Enhanced DBS check that must be registered on the Update Service.

About Vision for Education 

Vision for Education is a market-leading education recruitment and supply agency committed to the learning and development of young people. With branches across the country, we are an employer of choice for high-quality primary, secondary and SEND teaching and support staff. 

What Vision for Education offer

As a valued employee of Vision for Education you will receive:

• Excellent daily rates paid weekly by our in-house Payroll team using the Pay As You Earn (PAYE) system.

• Guaranteed pay scheme (subject to availability and qualifying criteria).

• Pension contributions (subject to a qualifying period).

• Full compliance with AWR (Agency Workers’ Regulations), to make sure you get the pay and working conditions you are entitled to.

• FREE training to help with your professional development such as Team Teach, Autism Awareness and an online Educompli training package.

• Generous refer a friend or colleague bonus scheme.

• Access to a dedicated consultant, who will provide ongoing support.

How to apply

If you are a Teaching Assistant who can engage, enthuse and develop a positive rapport with children, to enable them to achieve and excel then we want to hear from you. 

Apply today via this website, or for more information about this role and other opportunities across Vision for Education, please contact Diane Roberts in our Manchester Primary Team on 0161 273 7475 

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure we are fully compliant with Government guidance relating to social distancing, interviews with shortlisted candidates will take place by video call.  

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