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Behaviour Support Teaching Assistant - Manchester

Job description

A Primary Pupil Referral Unit requires experienced youth workers to support across the KS2 classrooms within their site in Gorton starting after February half term 2018. This school caters for young people who are unable to access the mainstream education and mainstream classroom due to their social and emotional needs.

The young people at this school can display challenging behaviours that are shown through verbal and sometimes physical aggression. Experience working with young people who display challenging behaviours is desirable and will benefit when working with the young people within the school.

The youth workers may be supporting within class or, if more suited, with the outreach team supporting young people with their social and emotional development in the community.

It would be desirable for the Youth Worker to have previous experience supporting young people academically. It would also be desirable for the Youth Worker to have relevant verbal and physical de-escalation training. Teaching Personnel are able to provide relevant training if needed.

If you would like to be considered for this position, please send a CV highlighting your relevant experience

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.

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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