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Secondary Teaching Assistant

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Job description

A specialist school in Salford are currently looking to recruit a teaching assistant to start immediately after Easter half term. This position is ongoing and will involve working 5 days per week 8.30am - 4.00pm.

The setting provides education for pupils 11-16 who are being educated outside of mainstream schools. Pupils who attend the setting may be being educated out of mainstream for a variety of reasons including: social, emotional and mental health needs and pupils who display signs of challenging behaviour. The main aim of the setting is to support pupils and integrate them back into a mainstream; however this is not always possibility.

The pupils who attend this setting will often display signs of extreme challenging behaviour so if you have worked in a challenging setting for example: a residential home, pupil referral unit or alternative secure unit. Individuals from residential backgrounds tend to excel in these roles as they have developed an understanding of the effectiveness of a nonsense approach.

Due to the specific needs of the pupils the ideal Teaching Assistant will have:

  • High levels of physical and emotional resilience
  • An understanding of the importance of effective de-escalation tactics
  • Team- Teach training (can be provided)
  • An in-depth understanding of crisis prevention tactics

If you are an experienced teaching assistant and feel that you have the appropriate skills to succeed within the role, please submit an up to date CV to apply directly.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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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