Secondary Teaching Assistant - English Specialist

  • £90 - 110 per day
  • Chorley, Lancashire, England
  • Permanent

Job Title: Teaching Assistant (English Department)

Company: Spencer Clarke Group

Location: Chorley, Lancashire

Salary: From £90 per day

Employment Type: Temporary to Permanent Opportunity

About Us:

At Spencer Clarke Group, we pride ourselves on connecting talented individuals with rewarding roles in education. We are currently seeking a dedicated and passionate Teaching Assistant to join the English Department of a well-regarded secondary school in Chorley. This is an exciting temp-to-perm opportunity for someone with a specialism or strong experience in English.

Role and Responsibilities:

As a Teaching Assistant in the English Department, you will play a crucial role in supporting both students and teachers. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting teachers in delivering engaging and effective English lessons.
  • Providing one-on-one or small group support to students who need extra help.
  • Helping to prepare lesson materials and classroom resources.
  • Supporting students in developing their reading, writing, and comprehension skills.
  • Contributing to a positive and inclusive learning environment.
  • Monitoring student progress and providing feedback to teachers.
  • Supervising and managing student behavior in line with school policies.


  • Previous experience as a Teaching Assistant, preferably within an English department.
  • Strong knowledge and passion for the English subject.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • Patience, enthusiasm, and a positive attitude towards helping students succeed.
  • Relevant qualifications or certifications are advantageous.


  • Competitive pay starting from £90 per day.
  • Opportunity to transition from a temporary role to a permanent position.
  • Professional development and training opportunities.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment.

Application Process:

If you are passionate about education and have a specialism or strong background in English, we would love to hear from you. To apply please submit your CV to or call Liam Jones on 01772 954200.



 All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy

  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a registration interview

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 14.3% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Spencer Clarke Group work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary, Special Education needs and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.

We offer a market leading referral scheme of up to £250 so if you know of someone who may also be looking for an exciting career opportunity, ask them to email their CV to Liam Jones on remembering to include your details.



Liam Jones Senior Consultant

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