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Secondary Teaching Assistant

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"As a small school we are able to ensure that every child is genuinely known, and as a result our students feel happy and safe in school. We also ensure that our very best and most experienced teachers teach from Year 7 through to Year 11."

The SENCO of a small Secondary School in Chorley is looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to join her team on a long term basis from April 2021. The school have an urgent need for a KS3 Teaching Assistant who has specific experience specialising in SEMH or ASC support. The position requires someone with previous experience supporting SEMH/ASC students in a education or non education setting.

- Hourly pay from GBP10.00 per hour

- Providing 1:1 support to SEMH/ASC in mainstream education

- Chorley based Secondary School located near public transport

- Training provided by Teaching Personnel and ongoing CPD from school

The school has recently seen an improvement in results, with last years GCSE results the best ever achieved, which can be accredited to the improvements in all key areas including teaching and learning, along with behaviour and safety of students. You will need to be apporoachable, reliable and trustworthy due to the nature of your new role. 

Highlights of the position as a Teaching Assistant;

- Providing 1:1 asupport for particular students in Year 7 and Year 8

- Providing social and pastoral care to students from a range of backgrounds & special educational needs

- Gain an understanding in supporting students who display challenging behaviour

- Potential temproary to permenant role depending on the current support team

If you would like to be taken into consideration to work as teaching assistant at our client school, please respond with your CV and cover note via the link provided.

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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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