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Speech and language support required in North Manchester School

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Speech and language support required in North Manchester School M40

Work closely with school SENCO and SEN Team

Progressive career in education - opportunity to showcase your skills

Varied and interesting role within an exciting North Manchester School

Our school in North Manchester, M40 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 communication issues as a result of SEMH would be highly advantageous. Having knowledge of phonics schemes would work well when working in the schools EYFS.

You may also be required to adapt the National Curriculum to meet the needs of pupils and work according to Individual Educational Healthcare Plans to reflect their development.

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.

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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