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SEN Teaching Assistant – Bury

  • Are you passionate about supporting children with Special Educational Needs?
  • Would you like to make a real difference in a child’s education in a Teaching Assistant capacity?
  • Are you looking for an opportunity to begin a career in an SEN school?

Teaching Personnel are currently looking to appoint a passionate and enthusiastic teaching assistant for our partner school, a primary specialist school in the Whitfield area of Bury. The position will be working predominately with children 11-16 year old pupils who have verity of Special Education Needs. Ideally you will have a flexible nature and be prepared to cover across all years where needed. Your role will be supporting with behaviour management and to engage and interact with the children to enable them to be able to access to curriculum fully.

The Bury school strive to `create opportunities for every pupil to develop to his or her maximum potential and strive to deliver an outstanding service to all pupils and their parents.

`To ensure that pupils’ individual needs are met in terms of moral, spiritual and social developments and in the acquisition of personal and social values and skills.`

An ideal Teaching Assistant will have:

- School based SEN experience

- Makaton experience or BSL (to any level)

- Moving and handling / Team- Teach qualification (desired)

- An empathetic and caring personality

The school’s focus is to support pupils in a caring community where the school philosophy enables all to access the curriculum regardless of physical disability, learning disability, gender, race or culture.

Teaching Personnel

Working with Teaching Personnel also comes along with many benefits, we offer:

• Specialist consultants on hand to support you

• Recommend a friend Scheme

• Opportunities for permanent positions

• CPD opportunities

(Team Teach, Autism awareness, effective behaviour management)

If you believe you have the skills and attributes to fulfil the needs of the role please contact Neal Sutton on 01612421798, additionally you can email a copy of your CV to neal.sutton@teachingpersonnel.com
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