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ADHD/ADD Teaching Assistant

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Year 5 SEN Teaching Assistant – ADHD – Salford Primary School

  • Teaching Assistant - Year 5 Boy with ADHD
  • Supporting a child with behavioural and Attention Issues
  • Opportunity for the rest of the academic year

A “Good” primary school in the Kersal area of Salford are currently working with Teaching Personnel on a preferred supplier basis. As a result, they are working closely with us to support various children within the school who have additional SEN needs.

There is a particular child in Year 5 who has been diagnosed with ADHD (Attention Deficit) and needs the support of a teaching assistant on a full time basis from ASAP. The child displays a number of challenging behaviours which can be related to their inability to communicate effectively and a short attention span. As an SEN teaching assistant, supporting the learning of a year 5 child is of paramount importance.

- Year 5 Boy with ADHD

- Supporting Learning in and outside the classroom

- SEN Teaching Assistant

- £16,000 - £19,000

- Opportunity for a school’s contract

- Working within a large Year 5 and Year 6 Key Stage

As an SEN Teaching Assistant you would be expected to build effective communication and relationships with the Year 5 child and with other children within the Year 5 class. Using strategies and techniques that work for the chid, supporting ADHD can be both challenging and rewarding, but this particular school provides a great environment to allow all children to learn.

If you have a background of working with children displaying ADHD needs or similar needs and want to apply for a long-term position in a school like this, please click the link below to apply to Rick in the Manchester West Primary Branch of Teaching Personnel. Alternatively, please call 0161 242 1792 for more information.

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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