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Secondary SEN Teaching assistant required for Bury school

Job description

We are currently recruiting for a Teaching assistant vacancy on behalf of a secondary specialist school for young people with a range of special educational needs. This position is due to start immediately and will be five days work, 6 hours per day up until May half term, with view to then going permanent. The school is based in Whitefield (Bury) and is easily accessible by both public transport (tram/bus) and car.

This school is an Ofsted 'Outstanding' provision and caters for young with a range of special educational needs such as, Autism spectrum condition, Profound and multiple learning difficulties, and Severe learning difficulties. The secondary school provides a fantastic environment which allows the young people to make significant strides in their education. The school is also held in high regard for the support provided, primarily by the senior leadership team. This really would be a fantastic opportunity for a Teaching assistant hoping to go onto their Teacher training in September 2018.

The ideal Teaching assistant for this Bury school will have the below experience:

  • Specialist school experience
  • Substantial mainstream secondary school experience- specialising in supporting additional needs
  • Experience/willingness to support with personal care
  • Prior experience using PEC's or additional methods of communication
  • Specialist training will enhance your application, i.e. Team- teach training, Moving and handling training, Peg feeding training
  • A DBS registered on the update service

If you feel as though you match the attached criteria and would like to be considered for this Bury post please send a copy of your CV highlighting all relevant experience to James Johnson.

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.

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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