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Bury school require a specialist SEN Teaching assistant ASAP

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Job description

An Ofsted 'OUTSTANDING' SEN school in Radcliffe, Bury are looking for a Teaching Assistant to support within their school on a long term basis to start as soon as possible until the end of the academic year. If both parties are happy then this position will then go into September with view to a permanent opportunity coming about before the end of the academic year.

This school are a 98 place school that support pupils with complex medical, communication and physical needs. Some children also have Autism Spectrum Conditions that can result in challenging behaviours. The school caters for pupils aged 4 - 11 throughout mixed ability classes. Pupil's communication needs result in alternative methods of communication being used around school, such as iPads, PECs, Brail and BSL. Promoting independence is a main focus within this 'Outstanding' school therefore staff that share this passion is essential.

It would be highly desirable for the Teaching Assistant to have experience of:

  • Moving and Handling Training
  • PEG Feeding
  • Tracheostomy Training
  • Team- teach training
  • Delivering Personal Care
  • School based experience is also highly desirable

Should you not hold the above training please don't hesitate to get in touch as this school have said that 'previous training would be useful, but the right personality is essential'

Should you apply and not be successful there are opportunities for short term placements at the school, which can lead to a more secure position dependent on performance.

The school will be looking to meet potential staff on practical interviews immediately with the view to starting immediately after. Please email a copy of your CV highlighting all relevant experience to James Johnson should you be interested in applying for this opportunity.

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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