Secondary School Teaching Assistant

  • Job Reference: ST0225
  • Date Posted: 28 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Stafflex
  • Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £11.44 to £20.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Rosie Stahelin

Job Description

Secondary School Teaching Assistant

Join Stafflex Education for the 2024/25 academic year and make a difference in the lives of young learners!

Are you a dynamic and compassionate individual ready to step into a vital role within secondary schools? Stafflex Education is partnering with numerous secondary schools and academies across Huddersfield and West Yorkshire, seeking enthusiastic Teaching Assistants for a variety of roles starting in September 2024. These roles include day-to-day, short-term, and long-term placements.

Our secondary schools need vibrant and adaptable individuals who can:

  • Support students across diverse subjects.
  • Foster social skills and maintain focus.
  • Contribute significantly to student learning.
  • Provide both one-on-one assistance and general classroom support, including the preparation of learning resources.

Why Join Stafflex Education?

  • PAYE payments for your convenience.
  • Separate holiday pay to ensure you enjoy ample annual leave.
  • Access to the Stafflex Hub web app for managing your availability and accessing valuable training documents.
  • Round-the-clock telephone support.
  • Guidance and support from our team of seasoned educators.
  • Local and convenient assignments tailored to your preferences.


  • Recent experience working with secondary age children (KS3/4), preferably within an educational setting.
  • Possession of a Level 3 qualification or equivalent.
  • Flexibility coupled with effective behaviour management skills to handle challenging situations.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with both students and colleagues.
  • A comprehensive CV covering the last 10 years of employment, with clear explanations for any gaps.
  • Compliance with Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, and Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable), in accordance with our robust safeguarding policy.
  • Legal authorisation to work in the UK.
  • Availability for a face-to-face registration interview.

Emphasising strong behaviour management skills, you will be instrumental in maintaining a positive and conducive learning environment. Your role is crucial in helping students overcome challenges and succeed academically and socially.

Apply now or call 01484 351010 to learn more about Stafflex Education and how we can support your career.

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