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Teaching Assistant - (Challenging Behaviour)

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Job description

Would you like to work in a Pupil Referral Unit and or an Alternative Provisions across Greater Manchester.

The units and provisions I work with provide bespoke, child-centred, high quality education programmes, which aim to ensure that all the students individual educational needs are met.

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a difference to pupils' lives and their experience of education, especially those who have become disengaged from education. The roles can either be part or full-time dependant on your preferences.


  • To work either with small groups or 1:1 with students who may demonstrate challenging behaviour and who may be statemented and have Special Educational Needs.
  • To facilitate a safe and positive learning environment and de-escalate any threatening or aggressive behaviour.
  • To mentor and engage with the student, delivering specifically designed educational packages.
  • To work alongside the classroom teacher or home tutors.

Requirements - A successful candidate must:

  • have adequate training as a professional teaching assistant or support worker experience within areas of special needs
  • be patient, engaging, inspiring, creative, consistent, and calm when under pressure.
  • We require someone who enjoys the immensely rewarding work or inspiring students who are emotionally and/or socially challenged and who can establish positive learning experiences through intuitive and creative learning.

As well as being part of the school's community, working with Teaching Personnel gives you access to:

  • Excellent daily rates paid weekly via PAYE
  • £50 reward every time you recommend a colleague
  • Support throughout your placements
  • Access to a dedicated SEN consultant 24 hour a day, 7 days a week
  • Full compliance with AWR (Agency Worker Regulations) to make sure you get paid what you deserve
  • Pension Contributions (subject to qualifying period)

If you are a Teaching Assistant who can enthuse, motivate and engage students and would like the challenge of working in a demanding and rewarding environment then we want to hear from you.

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