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SEN Teaching Assistant - Manchester

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Job description

We are currently recruiting a Teaching assistant on behalf of a Primary specialist school for young people with a range of special educational needs. This position is due to as soon as possible and will be five days work, six hours per day up until the Christmas break. The school is based in Didsbury and is easily accessible by both public transport (tram/bus) and car.

This school is an Ofsted 'Outstanding' provision that caters for young people with a range of special educational needs such as, Autism spectrum condition, profound and multiple learning difficulties, and severe learning difficulties. The school provides a fantastic education environment, which allows the young people to make significant strides in their personal and academic development. The school is also held in high regard for the support provided, primarily by the senior leadership team. This really would be a fantastic opportunity for a Teaching assistant hoping to go onto their Teacher training in the near future.

The ideal SEN Teaching Assistant for this South Manchester school will have the below experience:

  • Specialist school experience
  • Substantial mainstream primary school experience- specialising in supporting children with additional needs
  • Experience/willingness to support with personal care
  • Prior experience using PEC's or additional methods of communication
  • Specialist training will enhance your application, i.e. Team- teach training, Moving and handling training, Peg feeding training
  • A DBS registered on the update service (Teaching Personnel can provide if not)

If you feel as though you match the attached criteria and would like to be considered for this post please send a copy of your CV highlighting all relevant experience to Georgia Lloyd

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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