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Support Assistant (Physical Disability)

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Job description

If you're experienced in care, and have a passion for working with young people, we want to hear from you!

The Role

As the UK'S leading teaching agency, we work with various special educational needs schools around Manchester and Greater Manchester, are regularly need Teaching Assistant support for children with additional needs.
Due to the nature of the students needs, some may have difficulty with mobility as a direct impact of physical disability and will need support assistants to help them throughout the day.

As a Teaching Assistant , you will support a student throughout their daily timetable, accompanying them to lessons, activities and around the school. You would be required to assist with any fine motor issues they may have such as writing and holding objects and any personal care needs they may have.

This type of role is very rewarding as you are helping disadvantaged students gain the best experience possible whilst at school. The role can be available as day to day supply, short or long term contracts and can even become a permanent role.


Ideally, a knowledge or familiarity with Special needs or in care/support work would be beneficial to hit the ground running in this role, however if you don't have this experience we are open to all applicants who have the right attitude towards the role.

Please be aware that all applicants MUST have an enhanced, child workforce DBS which is registered to the update service, or be willing to obtain one.

About Teaching Personnel

Teaching Personnel can offer a number of benefits such as:

  • Sector specialist consultants in SEN, Primary and Secondary who have backgrounds in education and teaching
  • 80% off training courses through our unrivalled CPD Academy
  • Exclusive access to our PSA Schools, who use us as their preferred staffing supplier
  • Online access to payslips, diary and time sheets
  • Weekly wages through PAYE; your quoted earnings will be your exact take home pay

If this sounds like a role you could really excel in, please apply with your CV.

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