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Teaching Assistant - Bolton

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Job description

  • Do you have high levels of emotional and physical resilience?
  • Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity?
  • Work with a specialist provision

A Trust in Bolton are currently looking to recruit learning mentors to start immediately after February Half Term. The position is an ongoing position that will involve working 5 days per week between the hours of 8:30am until 3:30pm.

The Trust has 5 specialist schools that provide education for pupils aged 4-16. The specialist schools are alternative provisions that are required to be educated outside of mainstream education. The young people who generally attend these schools are there for a variety of reason such as; Social, Emotional and Mental Health and also young people who display challenging behaviours. The main aim of the setting is to support pupils and integrate them back into a mainstream; however this is not always possibility.

The pupils who attend this setting will often display signs of extreme challenging behaviour so if you have worked in a challenging setting for example: a residential home, pupil referral unit or alternative secure unit. Individuals from residential backgrounds tend to excel in these roles as they have developed an understanding of the effectiveness of a nonsense approach.

Due to the specific needs of the pupils the ideal Teaching Assistant will have:

  • High levels of physical and emotional resilience
  • An understanding of the importance of effective de-escalation tactics
  • Team- Teach training (can be provided)
  • An in-depth understanding of crisis prevention tactics

If you are an experienced teaching assistant and feel that you have the appropriate skills to succeed within the role, please submit an up to date CV to apply directly.

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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