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1:1 SEN Teaching Assistant - Secondary Pupil Referral Unit

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My client school is a secondary pupil referral unit in South Manchester who require a specialised Teaching Assistant (Behaviour Support) to support a pupil 1:1 with severe social, emotional and mental health challenges. This position is due to start in September 2018 and likely to continue until the end of the academic year, however will be reviewed on a termly basis alongside the pupils EHCP (Education, Health and Care Plan). The role requires the Teaching Assistant to support with the pupils school based lessons and be able to work collaboratively with Teachers with focus on pupil progression. We are looking for a Teaching Assistant who has substantial experience supporting pupils with challenging behaviours and mental health needs as well as classroom experience.

The school caters for up to 120 pupils with social, emotional and mental health needs across two sites in South Manchester. This school caters for pupils who have been permanently excluded from their mainstream school and are in need or more specialised, supported learning. One site runs vocational courses such as joinery, building and motor-vehicle where as the other focus' more on educational progression. If you have skills and experience that would be beneficial to the vocational site, please also apply for this.

The ideal Teaching Assistant will have;

  • Experience with dis-engaged young people
  • A passion for working with young people
  • Resilient character
  • Team - Teach or similar qualification
  • DBS on the update (due to being an immediate start)
  • Any relevant qualifications in relation to education or youth work are desirable

If you would like to be considered for the above post, please send a copy of your CV highlighting relevant qualifications or call the office on 0161 242 1798

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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