Job Description

Primary Teaching Assistant

Smile Education Northwest are currently working closely with a Primary School based in Salford, Greater Manchester who are looking for a EYFS teaching assistants and support staff to join them after half term. The roles will be on a full-time basis and will run until the end of the academic year, with the potential to become permanent for the right candidate.

The Academy is an inclusive community, where people are valued. The pupils are well behaved around the school site; in lessons they engage in, and enjoy, their learning. There is ample opportunity to develop positive working relationships with pupils through initiatives such as ‘Wellbeing Wednesday’. Here, they are offered several fun and exciting activities and pupils can see you in a different light. They are fully engaged with opportunities for self-discipline and innovation.

To be successful in your application you will:
  • Be a recent graduate with any degree OR have experience working in a Primary school, or nursery supporting children and their learning
  • Be able and willing to travel to Salford.
  • Have high expectations of yourself in your career and the pupils you teach

These Teaching Assistant roles would be ideal for recent graduates who are looking to gain more classroom experience before pursuing a career in teaching. Graduate Academy is available for all University graduates from any degree subject who are looking to gain a meaningful experience in the classroom.

The Graduate Academy gives graduates the opportunity to gain meaningful experience in the classroom as a Teaching Assistant and provides them with the chance to inspire the minds of young people. It is the perfect starter for those who are considering embarking upon a PGCE / SCITT / School Direct.

To apply for this role, please send your CV to or call 0161 843 4838 to find out more.

We are committed to safeguarding children. Each applicant will be expected to undertake compliance checks including Prohibited list, Barred list, DBS and Qualifications.