JOB OPPORTUNITY: Teaching Assistant

Blackpool FC Community Trust has a very exciting opportunity for someone to join our education team to assist our team in the delivery of our range of vocational qualifications and support the needs of students within our college.

We are seeking to appoint a committed, enthusiastic, and positive Teaching Assistant to provide support for our students and teachers. The successful candidate will be a dedicated professional with the ability to inspire students and be a team player with good interpersonal skills as they will be working alongside our well-structured and supportive staff. The successful candidate will have experience of supporting individual students and groups of students. The ability to work as part of a team and under your own initiative is important. The successful candidate must be able to show excellent organisational and communication skills with both students and colleagues.

The post holder will work in the classroom with a teacher and provide small group intervention to support the English and Math learning at the same time as the subject. They will also assist in the preparation of resources for learning activities in accordance with lesson plans and in response to student’s needs. The post holder will work with the teacher and within a pre-determined lesson framework, intervene and support small groups as well as individual students. They will also compile detailed verbal and written feedback on lesson content, student’s responses to learning activities and behaviour to teachers and students.

The post holder will also motivate and progress student’s learning by using clearly structured interesting teaching and learning activities and provide specific support to students’ dependent upon their individual needs and implement strategies to breakdown their barriers to learning.

The post holder will have a sound knowledge of a student’s EHCP and any additional needs to promote and reinforce their self-esteem, independence and employ strategies to recognise and reward achievement and self- reliance throughout all aspects of the curriculum and college life through differentiated outcomes.

How to Apply

Please download an application form from or email for an application form.  

Once completed please send your application to or post it to:

Blackpool FC Community Trust, F.A.O. Selina Hayes, Head of Education and Employability, Bloomfield Road Stadium, Seasiders Way, Blackpool. FY1 6JJ.

This job will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS procedures.

Please note: Deadline of 5pm, Monday 28ht February, 2022.

We encourage early applicants as we reserve the right to close the application process at any time.