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Graduate Teaching Assistant required in Little Lever

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Job description

Are you a Psychology Graduate looking to gain experience within a school located in the Bolton area? Do you have a passion for supporting pupils? Are you looking to make a difference in pupils learning journeys?

If so an average primary school, which has been graded Good by Ofsted located in the Little Lever area of Bolton, is currently looking to appoint a graduate teaching assistant to support pupils within their year 3 class. Pupils within the class have some behavioural needs and have difficulties building relationships with others. The role would be to start in November and would be for 35 hours a week.

A successful applicant should:

  • Hold either an educational or psychological degree
  • Have experience working with pupils on a 1:1 or small group basis
  • Have a caring and understanding nature
  • Be approachable
  • Have strong communication skills
  • Be experienced or have techniques in order to support pupils with behavioural difficulties
  • Be adaptable
  • Be able to support the school ethos and be able to become part of a strong supportive team

In return the school can offer you:

  • A genuine opportunity to make a difference
  • An exciting and caring environment in which to work
  • A highly committed staff with high expectations who are willing to help each other
  • A strong ambitious leadership team with a clear sense of strategic direction.

This role is perfect for any graduate looking to go on to complete a PGCE or who is looking to gain further experience of working within school in order to pursue a career in educational psychology.

If you would like to join a school that aims to create an inclusive environment that supports the needs of all pupils and staff and really looks to support staff in any further development they may want to pursue.

Please email your CV/covering letter for immediate consideration. Alternatively call the Manchester West Primary Branch on 0161 242 1792 for more information regarding this graduate assistant role.

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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