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Wigan Council

Wigan Life Centre South 
College Avenue 
WN1 1NJ 

Wigan Council Ethnic Minority Achievement Service is seeking Freelance Practitioners to join our Pool supporting pupils who have English as an Additional Language and Gypsy Roma Traveller pupils in Primary and Secondary schools within the Borough.

If you are a qualified teacher / teaching assistant who can operate on a freelance basis, and who can enthuse, motivate and engage pupils, and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment, then we want to hear from you. We are looking for practitioners who have had recent experience in the classroom, and preferably with experience of working with bilingual pupils.

We are looking for staff:
  • Holding ‘Teaching Assistant NVQ Level 2’ or higher
  • Able to support in one of the following areas: KS1, KS2, KS3/4
  • Able to support small groups and pupils on a 1-1 basis as required, both within the classroom and withdrawn
  • Able to work closely with teaching staff and other TAs within the classroom
  • Able to provide 3 up to date references
  • Seeking the flexibility of freelance work and suited towards the temporary nature of placements

As part of Wigan EMAS Freelance Pool you will benefit from:
  • Excellent, competitive daily rates to be negotiated depending on qualifications and experience
  • Support through your placements
  • Access to CPD

If you are successful at interview, there will be an assessment undertaken to determine your employment status to comply with IR35 regulations.

If you are interested in joining us, please send your CV, which will include a full employment history, to Angela Kelsall at



working hours

term time

application deadline

11 59 pm

8th Dec 2020

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