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SEN General Teaching Assistant

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Teaching Assistant - Manchester

  • Are you looking for a September start?
  • Are you looking to access specialist training such as; Team-Teach?
  • Do you have experience in supporting pupils with SEN?

An Outstanding Secondary Pupil Referral Unit in West Manchester are looking to appoint a 1:1 Behaviour Support Teaching Assistant to work with a pupil in Year 7 with Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs. This role is looking to start in September with the view to continue until at least the end of the academic year, potentially permanent for the right person.

The school have expressed the need for a male role model with a youth work background as the pupil has been known to respond well to a male role model. This pupil can display their aggression through physical outbursts, therefore a Team – Teach qualification would be ideal. If not, the successful Teaching Assistant must be willing to attend a Team – Teach course. The school have expressed that building a trusting relationship with this pupil is paramount, therefore need a Teaching Assistant who would be willing to take the time to understand the pupils needs and commit to the role.

The school is very well run and supportive of staff and students. Pupils here make good progress academically as well as social and emotionally. Class sizes are small to allow staff time to focus on pupils individual needs. Each pupil will be working towards Individual Educational Plans, any previous experience working to IEP’s would be ideal.

The ideal Behaviour Support Teaching Assistant will have;

• Experience working with disengaged young people

• Experience within a youth worker role

• An up-to-date Team – Teach or similar qualification

• An enhanced DBS on the update service - Teaching Personnel can assist with this application

If you would like to be considered for this role, please contact Josh on 0161 242 1798 or at

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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