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Teaching Assistant: Challenging Behaviour

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Teaching Assistant: Challenging Behaviour

Do you have experience supporting young people in a sporting, pastoral or academic environment?

Are you looking for a new challenge supporting young people in a unique educational setting?

I am looking for an exceptional Teaching Assistant to support pupils at a Pupil Referral Unit with four sites in Manchester. This role will involve working with the pupils in the classroom, in extra curricular activities, and on a pastoral basis. If you have a back ground in sports coaching, as a prison officer or as a counsellor, I am keen to hear from you.

These pupils have been excluded from mainstream education, and may display challenging behaviour, so resilience and the ability to work creatively are essential.


  • Experience working with young people in a pastoral, sporting or academic environment
  • Child DBS on the update service, or a willingness to gain one
  • Resilience, creativity and an ability to work well under pressure

If this sounds like the role for you, please get in touch using the details below.

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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