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1:1 Support Assistant

  1. SEMH
  2. Manchester
Date posted : 20/09/23
  1. Full Time
£11.85 - 13.00 per hour

Job description

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A secondary pupil referral unit in Manchester is looking for a 1:1 support assistant for an immediate start. The school works with KS4 students to provide individualised support for students that have social, emotional and mental health needs. As a support assistant, you will play a crucial role in the progression of the child that you are working with.


-          Work closely with an individual that requires additional support within their learning

-          Develop a strong rapport and understand the individual’s unique challenges, strengths and goals

-          Help to adapt teaching and communication methods to suit the individual’s learning needs

-          Monitor progress and communicate this regularly with other staff

-          Maintain a high level of safeguarding


-          Be available full-time

-          Proven experience in supporting individuals with challenging behaviour or additional needs

-          Excellent communication skills

-          Ability to track progress and maintain records

-          Excellent safeguarding knowledge

If you are interested in taking on this role in the new school year, please apply with an up to date CV highlighting relevant experience.

All applicants must have a permanent residence and right to work in the UK. If you are currently based in another country, please do not apply for these roles as we will not be able to process your application.

Any applicants that have been out of the UK for more than 6 months over the past 5 years will be asked to provide an overseas criminal clearance check. If you do not already have one of these, please apply for this before applying to this role.

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All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
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