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Sports Science Grad TA - Radcliffe, Bury (M26) primary school

  • Location: Bury
  • Sector: Primary
  • Date posted: 19/12/2018
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Job description

Sports Science Graduate Teaching Assistant - Radcliffe based, Bury (M26) primary school

  • Sports Science Degree
  • Looking for a career in Education
  • Competitive salary
  • Must have previous experience working with children

Are you a graduate in Sports Science and are hoping to do you PGCE in the future? Do you want to gain experience working in mainstream primary schools?

A a larger than average primary school in the Bury (M26) area is looking for a sports graduate teaching assistant to work with pupils across Key Stage 2 with behavioural needs. The Head Teacher is looking for a candidate with a sporting background to join the school community and work with troubled pupils on a 1:1 basis.

The role will consist of working on a 1:1 basis with pupils in the classroom and using exercise and teamwork outside of the classroom the raise academic attainment.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have previous experience working with children
  • Have a degree or equal qualification in Sports and Science
  • Be looking to work with hard to reach pupils

This is a larger than average, 3 form entry primary school focuses on making learning engaging and interactive. The successful applicant will work alongside KS2 practitioners to aid progression across all subject areas and to encourage and support with PE throughout the school. The school has a large percentage of pupil's with special educational needs and challenging behaviour within Key Stage 2. Due to this, the Head is looking for a strong candidate who will be able to bond and create good relationships with the pupils through mentoring and physical exercise.

  • Previous experience working with Special educational needs is desirable
  • Experience in 1:1 support and classroom management is essential

The role will start on the 7th January 2019 and will carry on until the end of the academic year with the possibility of going onto a permanent school contract.

If this role sounds suitable to you then please send your CV or call the Manchester West Primary Branch on 0161 242 1792.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

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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