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SLCN Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Experienced Speech and Language therapist required in Central Manchester M11 primary school.

  • Experienced Speech and Language therapist with outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • Encourage and motivate children as well as being able to work effectively in a team.
  • Knowledge of phonics schemes

Our school in Central Manchester, M11 requires a teaching assistant to help assist pupils with Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN). You will work closely with SEN pupils identified with SLCN on both a 1:1 basis and with small groups and will contribute towards a purposeful learning environment by supporting classroom teachers in teaching and learning.

The ideal candidate will have relevant experience of working with children with speech and/or communication needs at varying levels and will display outstanding inter-personal skills. You will need to be patient and sensitive with the ability to encourage and motivate children as well as being able to work effectively in a team. Experience of working with children who display challenging behaviour as a result of SEMH would be highly advantageous. Having knowledge of phonics schemes would work well when working in the schools EYFS.

All candidates will be required to complete a Full Enhanced DBS Disclosure via the Criminal Records Bureau. Teaching Personnel are committed to the Safeguarding and Equality of all candidates.

If you feel that you are the right candidate for this position, or would like anymore information please send your CV to or 0161 242 1792.

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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