Teaching Assistant Level 2


We require an enthusiastic, creative and dedicated Teaching Assistant Level 2 to join our team and support the progress of the children's learning across all areas of the curriculum.

The successful candidate will be a strong team player, able to engage effectively with children and staff, to support, nurture and track student development both educationally and personally.

The successful candidate will also have:

  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills

  • Able to support students with a range of complex needs

  • Be flexible and easily adaptable to change

  • Behaviour management awareness and able to suggest strategies

  • Think outside the box

  • Exposure to supporting children experiencing special educational needs and a passion to teach and watch children progress their learning and self esteem

  • A level of understanding of EAL needs

  • Competent level of IT skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office package

  • Be willing to participate in a range of CPD offered



This role is offered on a full time basis, working 37 hours per week on a term time plus 2 days basis. The salary is paid at Grade D, Scale Point 6 (in the range 6-11) £19,698 per annum FTE (£16,434 per annum actual)

The role is fixed term for 1 year in the first instance.


For further information on the role, please click here

To apply, please download our application form here. Completed applications should be returned before the closing date, along with a covering letter of no more than 2 sides of A4 to Martin, Knowles Principal via email at 

Closing date: 28th September 2020

Interviews: TBC

01204 333 222   /   /  Essa Academy, Lever Edge Lane, Bolton, BL3 3HH