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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Education - School

Teaching Assistant

Wigan Council

Wigan Life Centre South
College Avenue

Salary: Grade 6, £18,378 - £20,696 per annum.

37 hours per week

Temporary until February 2021

The Ethnic Minority Achievement service is looking for a suitable qualified HLTA or higher. The job is borough wide and you would be required to work at various schools teaching English to individual or small groups of children from Ethnic Minorities including Gypsy Traveller background.

Your Role

You will work independently broadly during school hours in a variety of settings, planning and evaluating lessons, creating learning activities and liaising with class teachers and other partner agencies to maximise learning achievement.

About You

You will have recent experience of working in the classroom and experience of supporting bilingual pupils. You will be self- motivated and good at working independently, you’ll be a great communicator with a positive and non-judgmental approach.

About Us

We will provide you with a positive working environment working with a team of motivated professionals who will support you in all aspects of your working life. We also give you the opportunity to undertake training.

Wigan Council has been voted ‘Council of the Year’ at the 2019 LGC Awards and has recently published The Deal 2030, our ambitious plan for our borough. We are signed up to the Greater Manchester Continuous Service Commitment ensuring that your service will be continuous or 'unbroken' between the supporting organisations.

As an employer we like to thank our employees for their hard work and commitment by giving them the opportunity to access a range of exclusive rewards and benefits.

For further information, please contact Carol on 01942 404075 for an informal discussion.

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Interview date: Tuesday 10 March 2020

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