Temporary Teaching Assistant – MAPA

Hours/Days: Monday to Friday, 8:00am – 4:15pm (one 5:00pm per week)

Salary: c£28,000 - £35,000 DOE

Location: Long Eaton, Nottingham

Reference ID: 0304

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Job Description

Express Recruitment are proud to be supporting a local organisation with the recruitment of a Temporary Teaching Assistant, working with extremely vulnerable children between the ages of 10-18 years.

This is a post that requires high amounts of maturity and sensitivity. The role will involve working with challenging young people on a daily basis within a secure unit. The young residents who attend are often sufferers of great loss, are in the criminal justice system or do not have family to support them.


  • Plan and undertake activities on educational programmes with children aged 10-18 years
  • Ensure the safety of the residents
  • Facilitate any physical, emotional and educational development
  • Review learner progress and document reports for individual plans and reviews
  • Build supportive relationships with residents, parents, carers and external agencies
  • Supervise external youth justice, local authority and medical appointments


  • Post qualification Early Years experience essential
  • Up to date MAPA training essential
  • Competent with various SEN requirements
  • Resilient personality; able to work in a highly distressing unit

Location: Long Eaton, Nottingham

Salary: c£28,000 - £35,000 DOE

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00am – 4:15pm (one 5:00pm per week)

Duration: 3-6 months, potential to extend

Unfortunately we are unable to contact all candidates due to the large volume of applications we receive. If you have not heard from a consultant within the next three days please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Please do not hesitate to apply for other suitable roles in the future.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Express Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Express Recruitment Ltd. are those of an Employment Agency. IND123

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