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1:1 Teaching Assistant - Sports focus, Manchester

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Job description

An Outstanding Secondary Pupil Referral Unit in South Manchester are looking to appoint a 1:1 Behaviour Support Teaching Assistant to work with a pupil in Year 7 with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs. This role is looking to start from September 2018 with the view to continue for the first academic term, potentially longer for the right person.

The school have expressed the need for a male role model with a sports background as the pupil has a keen interest in the sport and collaborating academic work with active breaks. This pupil can display their aggression through physical outbursts, therefore a Team - Teach qualification would be ideal. If not, the successful Teaching Assistant must be willing to attend a Team - Teach course. The school have expressed that building a trusting relationship with this pupil is paramount, therefore need a Teaching Assistant who would be willing to take the time to understand the pupils needs and commit to the role.

The school is very well run and supportive of staff and students. Pupils here make good progress academically as well as social and emotionally. Class sizes are small to allow staff time to focus on pupils individual needs. Each pupil will be working towards Individual Educational Plans, any previous experience working to IEP's would be ideal.

The ideal Behaviour Support Teaching Assistant will have;

  • Experience working with disengaged young people
  • Experience within a sports environment
  • An up-to-date Team - Teach or similar qualification
  • An enhanced DBS on the update service

If you would like to be considered for this role, please contact Georgia on 0161 242 1798 or at

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

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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