SEN Teaching Assistant

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North West
£12 to £1,200 per month
Teaching Personnel
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SEN Teaching Assistant – Wigan

Teaching Personnel are working with a large mixed comprehensive Secondary school in the Wigan LEA. Due to a greater intake of pupils who require additional support, the school wish to appoint an SEN Teaching Assistant ahead of the new school year and are offering the successful Teaching Assistant a full time temporary position for 12 months, with a view to be then taken on a permanent basis.

The successful SEN Teaching Assistant will be working alongside identified pupils that have a range of Special Education Needs, supporting them through daily school life. Experience working alongside young people with Special Education Needs (especially ASC) is essential to be considered for this Teaching Assistant role.

SEN Teaching Assistant Roles and Responsibilities;

* Supporting pupils who have mild learning difficulties on a 1:1 basis outside of the classroom.
* Monitoring behaviour and attainment levels and supporting the class teacher when needed.
* Working closely with students who are on the Autistic (ASC) Spectrum.
* Ensuring that students progress within class and supporting their learning.
* Opportunity to earn up to �1200 per month *experience dependent.

The successful SEN Teaching Assistant must be confident and calm when dealing with challenging students and be able to promote positive learning and behaviour whenever possible. The incoming Teaching Assistant will be an excellent role model to the identified students and be able to have a positive impact on their daily school life.

School Information;

* This is a large 11-16 mixed comprehensive Secondary school with approximately 1000 students on roll
* The school is situated in the small town of Orrell near Wigan and draws its pupils from a wide area
* The school holds a strong catholic ethos, although it is not essential that you are catholic to be considered for this position, applicants must respect the catholic ethos.

For immediate consideration please send an updated CV to Zack via the link below or contact the Manchester Secondary Branch for further information on the number below

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.

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Tel: 0161 242 1799
Contact: Zack Matthews

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