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Teaching Assistant with Art Experience, Zen Educate


Teaching Assistant with Art Experience Required

Zen Educate is an online platform that cuts down agency fees. Teaching assistants in Manchester earn significantly more as Zen Educate cuts the expensive agency fees that push pay down for teaching assistants and push prices up for schools.

The schools we work with value experience in painting and drama to contribute to lessons, after-school clubs and engage children with Special Educational Needs. People from classical and performing arts backgrounds do really well in these roles.

The ideal Arts Teaching Assistant should:

  • Have some experience working in schools

  • Hold relevant qualifications (Level 3 TA / CACHE Level 3)

  • Be flexible and patient

  • Be able to communicate effectively within a team

  • Be committed to work full-time

  • If you are looking for a new role working in schools as an art, drama or music teaching assistant, please apply with your CV. Successful candidates will be contacted within 24 hours.

About Zen Educate

Teaching Assistants earn significantly more as Zen Educate cuts the expensive agency fees that push pay down for Teaching Assistants and push prices up for schools. Whether you are looking for the occasional day of work on a part-time basis or a full-time, long-term placement, we can help.

Zen Educate is not an agency. We are a technology company with an online-platform that cuts out the middleman. Zen Educate are currently working with a number of schools in Greater Manchester and the surrounding area that regularly have both short-term and long-term opportunities for Teaching Assistants. Roles come and go quickly so the best way to find out more is to register for our platform at

At Zen Educate, we are currently recruiting for Art Teaching Assistants across Manchester from Nursery to Year 11. 

By applying to this job post, Zen Educate collects your information in accordance with our terms of service and privacy policy (found on our website). We may also contact you by email/phone/text about your registration.

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