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Behaviour Support Teaching Assistant- Bury- Whitefield (M45)

Teaching Personnel are currently recruiting a behaviour support teaching assistant on behalf of a school located in the Whitefield area of Bury.

If you have previous experience supporting pupils either directly within a primary school environment or within a youth work capacity, this could be the ideal opportunity for you.

  • Full time behaviour support teaching assistant – Primary school
  • Starting in the September till the end of the academic year, with the opportunity of becoming a permanent member of staff
  • Supporting the learning and engagement of pupils within classes
  • Acting as a role model to ensure pupils are motivated to stay on task in lessons and within school
  • Earn up to GBP375 per week

As a Behaviour Support Teaching Assistant within this school, you will gain a rewarding role whereby you will have the opportunity to positivity impact the learning, development and lives of pupils who struggle to engage within their normal classes.

This Behaviour Support Teaching Assistant role is at a primary school in M45. The school is easily accessible due to its strong public transport links and it is a short drive from the M61 making the surrounding areas commutable.  

The school caters for primary aged students 4-11. The leadership team of this ‘Good’ Primary school have high expectations required by the teachers are consistently being met in which a high commitment to each child reaching their potential is being met as they closely monitor each pupil’s progress. 

The needs of the students that you will be required to support within this role include; SEMH, autism (ASD) and those that display challenging behaviour.

Day to day responsibilities within this Behaviour Support Teaching Assistant include; supporting the learning and development of pupils who struggle to engage within classes, provide general support to teachers within lessons and deliver resources and small groups of pupils withdrawn from their classes.

Applicant requirements;

  • Previous exposure supporting the learning of ‘harder to reach’ primary aged pupils
  • Be confident supporting pupils aged 4-11
  • Be able to build positive working relationships with pupils
  • Be available on a full time basis

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is patient, kind natured and nurturing who enjoys helping others whilst leaning and growing.

For immediate consideration please send an updated CV to  or contact the Manchester North Primary Branch on 0161 242 1790 for further information.

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. 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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