Teaching assistant for Bury Secondary school

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North West
£9 to £11 per hour
Teaching Personnel
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A Bury Secondary Pupil Referral Unit requires an experienced teaching assistant to support across KS3 in their Radcliffe site. This provision caters for young people who are unable to access the mainstream education and mainstream classroom due to their social and emotional needs. This provision is ‘short stay’ so the ultimate goal is to focus on the Young person’s Educational, Social, and Emotional difficulties with view to the young person being reintegrated back into mainstream school.

The young people at this provision can display challenging behaviours which are demonstrated through verbal and sometimes physical aggression. Experience working with young people who display challenging behaviours is desirable and will benefit when working with the young people within the school. However, teaching assistant’s with a theoretical understanding i.e. a Degree in Youth and Community studies will also be considered for this post.

The successful Teaching assistant will begin by working in the classroom, however this role will eventually move into working with the outreach team, supporting young people with their social and emotional development in the community. This position is due to start in September 2018 due to the expansion of the provision.

It would be desirable for the teaching assistant to have previous experience supporting young people who are not engaged with their education. It would also be desirable for the teaching assistant to have relevant verbal and physical de-escalation training such as team - teach. Teaching Personnel are able to provide relevant training if needed.

Should you wish to apply for this role please send a copy of your CV to James Johnson (contact details listed below) additionally please feel to contact the office for more information.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

Contact Details:
Teaching Personnel
Tel: 0161 242 1798
Contact: James Johnson

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