Teaching Assistant - Wigan

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Job Sector:
North West
£9 to £10 per day
Teaching Personnel
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Do you want to get into Education as a career?

Do you have a sports background?

Do you like a challenge?

A SEMH School in Wigan are looking for an individual who thrives under pressure, loves to challenge themselves and who can be a perfect role model for pupils who are going down the wrong path. The school in question are in search for a Youth Support Mentor to work with children who have challenging behaviours and social/emotional difficulties. This role will be challenging but highly rewarding seeing the difference you are making to these young peoples lives. You will work on site and off site as both a teaching assistant and sports/activity coordinator. Furthermore the role requires that you can motivate and encourage the pupils to want to learn and want to progress their education, giving them a better chance in the future. Highlights of this Youth Support Mentor opportunity include;

* Full time on going position with the opportunity to secure a school contract
* Ad-hoc supply work available to cover absences and staff training
* Immediate work after a smooth registration process
* Pay to reflect your experience, earn up to �9 per hour (�54 – �63 per day)
* The opportunity to develop your experience and undertake certified training
* Excellent support within this Wigan based school
* Leading by example as a role model
* Have an understanding of individuals personalities and needs
* Offer guidance and mentoring
* Fully compliant in safeguarding policies and procedures

This opportunity offers a unique experience in education, whether you are looking to get started in your career or you would like a change to your current role in education or childcare. The environment of this SEMH School is unlike that of a mainstream school as it is much more nurturing, pastoral, student focused and personal, giving you the chance to really have an impact and create a relationship with the students.

Requirements for this role include:

* Experience working with children in any professional setting
* Experience working in care or with vulnerable people if you don't have the above
* Sports background
* A strong personality
* Experience supporting or assisting children with behaviour aged 4-11
* The ability to develop good relationships with pupils
* Safeguarding knowledge or training , level 1 or above

The school offer a positive, friendly and supportive working environment to all of their employees as this is as an integral part to their success. They are looking for someone to come in and really impress from the off, showing a genuine desire to help.

If you would like more information on this role please give me a call on 0161 242 1798 or email across your CV to Joshua.clair-

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

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Contact Details:
Teaching Personnel
Tel: 0161 242 1798
Contact: Joshua Clair-Marsh

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