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Learning Support Assistant- Wigan

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are urgently seeking people Youth Workers to work as Learning Support Assistants in our client secondary school in Wigan;


  • Using your background and experience of engaging young people to facilitate learning in a secondary school environment.
  • This will involve covering full classes in the absence of the teachers whereby you will be expected to ensure pupils are engaged with their work.
  • The work for these lessons will be pre-set, so your main duties will be to maintain discipline in the classroom whilst supporting learning wherever possible.
  • The possibility of gaining an on-going position within the support department of the school (dependent upon effectiveness within the role).
  • You will also have the opportunity to work in other secondary schools across the Wigan area on occasion.

These roles are ideal for anyone with experience of working with 11-16 year olds in an educational setting. This could be sports coaching or anything related to youth work e.g. dance/drama clubs or residential support. They are also perfect preparation for anyone thinking of completing a PGCE in the near future.

Our client secondary school is high performing and a popular choice in the local area for its history of providing the best possible outcomes for its pupils. There is a very supportive environment throughout making it the ideal place to gain more experience in. Pupil behaviour is considered to be good and they are considered to show a high level of respect for the staff.

It is located a short drive away from the town centre of Wigan which makes it very accessible for those requiring public transport also.

If you are seeking work immediately, please do not hesitate to get in contact. We currently have a high demand for people to work in the secondary schools across Wigan.

The next steps are to submit an updated CV to Paul via the link below. Alternatively, you can contact the Manchester West Secondary branch for further information.

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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