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Teaching assistant Bury

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Are you a Teaching assistant looking for your next role? Do you have aspirations of supporting young people who have suffered emotional trauma? Teaching Personnel are working in partnership with a Bury Primary Pupil Referral Unit who require a specialised KS2 Teaching Assistant on a full time basis to work within their Whitefield (Bury) based provision. This position is due to start in the new calendar year (7/1/19) and continue until the end of the summer term. The role would require the Teaching Assistant to support whole class and occasionally as a 1:1 support. There is potential for this position to continue longer and even permanent for the right person.

The school is a Pupil Referral Unit for up to 18 pupils in Key Stages 1 and 2 who have either been permanently excluded from mainstream school or are in danger of becoming so, mainly due to social, emotional or behavioural difficulties. The setting provides part time and full time placements to pupils experiencing behavioural difficulties within their mainstream schools and aims to return pupils to mainstream placements wherever possible. Class sizes are small to allow time to focus on individual education plans and promote individual positive behaviour.

This school have a supportive staff and senior leadership team and is largely focused on enhancing their staff's professional development, regularly running extra training sessions for Teaching Assistants in particular.

The ideal Teaching Assistant would have;

  • previous experience teaching young people with social, emotional and mental health needs
  • strong behaviour management skills
  • have sound knowledge of the Primary National Curriculum
  • have an up-to-date Team - Teach qualification
  • have a DBS on the update service (due to being an immediate start)

The successful Teaching Assistant will also have a passion for promoting behavioural development in young people and must be able to act as a positive role model to the young people within this setting. You will need to be proactive, enthusiastic and have a determination to succeed.

If you are interested in applying for this post please send a copy of your CV to James Johnson using the details attached.

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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