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Teaching Assistant - Manchester

  • Opportunity to work in a specialist provision
  • Do you have experience of supporting pupils with learning difficulties?
  • Have you supported young people with social, emotional and mental health difficulties?

Teaching Personnel are working in partnership with a Primary Pupil Referral Unit in Central Manchester. This school require a Teaching Assistant to support a pupil in year 5 with severe social, emotional and mental health difficulties. This position will be working alongside another Teaching Assistant and look at continuing until January 2018.

The setting provides part time placements to pupils experiencing behavioural difficulties in their mainstream schools and aims to return pupils to mainstream placements wherever possible. The successful Teaching Assistant must have a passion for promoting behavioural development in young people and must be able to act as a positive role model to the young people within this setting.

The school is a calm, nurturing environment and pupils are generally calm and engaged in their education.

To be considered for this role you must;

have previous experience working with young people with challenging behaviour

have a calm and caring nature

have a Team - Teach qualification

This position will require applicants to complete a trial day within the class as opposed to interview.

If you feel you meet the requirements, please send your CV to

All candidates applying to posts through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) application form, Teaching Personnel can assist with this.

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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