Secondary School Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: ST0225
  • Date Posted: 30 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Stafflex
  • Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £11.44 to £19.20 Per Hour
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Rosie Stahelin

Job Description

Become a Secondary School Teaching Assistant with Stafflex Education!

Are you passionate about supporting students and eager to make a meaningful impact in the classroom? Join Stafflex Education and become a Secondary Teaching Assistant in Huddersfield and West Yorkshire!

About Us:

Stafflex Education partners with numerous secondary schools and academies across Huddersfield and West Yorkshire. We are seeking vibrant and resourceful teaching assistants for a variety of roles, including day-to-day, short-term, and long-term placements.

Your Role:

As a Secondary Teaching Assistant, you will:

  • Support Students: Provide one-on-one assistance and general classroom support
  • Enhance Learning: Prepare learning resources and help students across diverse subjects
  • Foster Social Skills: Encourage and develop students' social abilities
  • Maintain Focus: Assist in keeping students engaged and on task
  • Contribute to Success: Play a key role in student achievement and learning


To qualify for this rewarding opportunity, you need:

  • Experience: Recent experience working with secondary age children (KS3/4), preferably in an educational setting
  • Qualifications: Possession of a Level 3 qualification or equivalent
  • Flexibility and Behaviour Management: Adaptability and effective behaviour management skills
  • Relationship Building: Ability to build strong relationships with students and colleagues
  • Comprehensive CV: A detailed CV covering the last 10 years of employment, with explanations for any gaps
  • Safeguarding Compliance: Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, and Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable)
  • Legal Right to Work: Authorisation to work in the UK
  • Interview Availability: Willingness to attend a face-to-face registration interview

Why Choose Stafflex Education?

  • PAYE Payments: Enjoy hassle-free PAYE payments
  • Holiday Pay: Separate holiday pay to ensure you have ample annual leave opportunities
  • Stafflex Hub: Convenient access to our web app for streamlined communication of availability and access to valuable training documents
  • Expert Support: Guidance from our team of seasoned educators
  • Local Assignments: Tailored, convenient assignments that suit your preferences
  • 24/7 Assistance: Round-the-clock telephone support

Ready to Join Us?

Apply now or call 01484 351010 to find out more about how Stafflex Education can support you in your career as a Secondary Teaching Assistant.

Equal Opportunities:

Stafflex Education is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and a dedicated Education Recruitment Business and Agency. All candidates will undergo thorough compliance procedures, including enhanced DBS and reference checks, as part of our unwavering commitment to child safeguarding.

Join Stafflex Education and make a difference as a Secondary Teaching Assistant in Huddersfield and West Yorkshire!