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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

A large mixed Secondary school in Wigan are currently seeking at appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant to work alongside a number of identified pupils who have displayed challenging behaviour this academic year.

The school wish to appoint a Higher Level Teaching Assistant on a full-time basis with a starting date of January 2019. The incoming member of staff will earn employment for the remainder of the academic year with a view to earning a permanent contract ahead of the next academic year in September.

The school caters for students who are aged between 11-16 and they are currently looking to offer specialised support to identified pupils who have been regularly emitted to the schools inclusion centre. Most of the pupils who the Higher Level Teaching Assistant will be supporting have individual EHCP's and have ADHD.

This role will require the incoming member of staff to support and engage pupils throughout school, many of whom have significant barriers to learning. Previous experience of working in an education setting with pupils in a supporting role is essential, as well as having the skills to diffuse stressful situations and build good relationships with the students.

  • Full-time role supporting students who show signs of challenging behaviour
  • Required to start from January 2019
  • Competitive pay rates dependent on experience

Our client secondary school has a high proportion of disadvantaged pupils who are eligible for support through pupil premium. Located on the outskirts of Wigan town centre this school is easily accessible from the surrounding areas of Ashton-in-Makerfield, Golborne and Tyldesley via the M6 motorway. There are also direct transport links from Wigan town centre.

The school would like to meet with interested candidates as soon as possible so for immediate consideration please send your updated CV to Zack via the link below;

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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