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Moving and Handling- Teaching Assistant- KS3

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Job description

The role commences in January 2018 and is for a full time for Teaching Assistant who has experience with moving and handling. The position is intially temporary and runs up untill the end of the academic year.

The setting is a Special School situated close to the centre of Rochdale is looking to appoint an experienced moving and handling Teaching Assistant. The school currently has 68 pupils on roll and caters for pupils with special needs and disabilities (SEND) who are aged 11-19. The school was recently graded as 'good' by OFSTED in its most recent 2016 inspection. This role will involve working in close collaboration with a classroom teacher to support post 16 pupils with severe learning difficulties in achieving their optimal potential.

The majority of pupils within the KS3 require PEG feeding and some have tracheostomies, therefore the ideal Teaching Assistant would have relevant training

Because this is such a specialised role, to be considered for this position you must;

  • Have previous experience working with individuals with special educational needs
  • Have previously undergone moving and handling training
  • Have a passion for assisting individuals with special educational needs
  • Have prior experience working with individuals with complex medical needs

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply directly.

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.

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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