TA required to support student with behavioural difficulties

Job Type:
Job Sector:
North West
£54 to £55 per day
Teaching Personnel
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Our client school in the Blackburn area have asked us to source a Teaching Assistant ASAP. (Please note: The school has two sites, one in the Fylde area and one in Longridge. The Head Teacher is happy to be flexible as to where you will be placed so please make reference to this in your application.)

The school caters for pupils aged 9-16 with Social, Emotional, Mental Health, Behavioural Difficulties, ASC and ADHD.

The working day will be from 8:30am - 3:30pm, term time, until Summer, with a view to becoming permanent.

The Head Teacher is interested in candidates who have worked in a PRU / Alternative Provision, worked alongside Young Offenders, Sports Coaches, those who have worked with NEETs, those with an Army background, those who have worked in prisons and MORE! (Please note: You don't have to have direct experience in a school, but you MUST have the skill set and knowledge to handle challenging behaviour appropriately and the understanding of pupils who have mental health difficulties.)

The pupils require nurture, care and guidance from an appropriate mentor / support assistant. You must be 'thick-skinned,' energetic, empathetic and non-judgemental with a can-do attitude.

The school would like to meet candidates who have an interest, a passion, the determination, drive and personality to support their pupils ASAP!

You MUST be willing to work in the school on a supply basis initially. If you aren't successful in your pursuit of this role, we also have opportunities in Kirkham, Blackburn, Chorley and Preston therefore a willingness / the ability to travel to these areas would be beneficial. Candidates who drive are also highly sought after.

If you think you have what it takes and would love the opportunity to showcase yourself, in the view of securing yourself an exciting opportunity in this thriving environment, please contact me ASAP.

Unfortunately the school cannot accept candidates with any form of criminal activity on their DBS.

Please send a copy of your CV if you are interested in this role or call me on 01772 842155.

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: 01772 842155
Contact: Keeley Watson

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