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Behavioral Teaching Assistant Liverpool

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Job description

  • Are you a teaching assistant looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a specialist setting?
  • Would you like the opportunity to access specialist training such as Team-Teach?
  • Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your skills and expertise within a behavioural school?

A specialist school located in Wigan that caters for students aged 5-11 from all backgrounds who have social, emotional and mental health challenges, trying where possible to reintegrate them back into mainstream school. They provide: educational provision for pupils excluded from mainstream, provision to pupils excluded from Wigan Primary schools and academies.

The school are currently seeking to appoint behavioural teaching assistants on a day to day basis. Initially, this will be between 3-5 days per week however there is an opportunity for longer term work for the right candidates with the appropriate skills. Due to the specific needs of the pupils, ideally the teaching assistants will be highly experienced and have experience working with people with SEMH difficulties or challenging behaviour. The ideal teaching assistant will also have an understanding of how to de-escalate situations and deal with pupils who display signs of challenging behaviour.

The ideal teaching assistant will have:

  • Extensive SEMH experience and an understanding of how to de-escalate challenging behaviour
  • A level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent (level 3 desirable)
  • Team- Teach training (desirable can be provided)
  • Experience work within a special needs setting
  • Experience of delivering targeted interventions to pupils with SEMH needs

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