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Teaching Assistant

  1. SEMH
  2. Manchester
Date posted : 19/09/23
  1. Full Time
£11.85 - 13.00 per hour

Job description

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A school in Manchester is looking for a full-time teaching assistant to join their experienced team of staff. Students within the school are out of mainstream schooling due to mental health needs such as depression or anxiety which has meant that mainstream classes are unsuitable for them to learn in. Students are still currently working at a normal level with different topics, so you will need to be confident in helping with work at a GCSE level.

Within this role, you will provide in class support to students to ensure they are focused and progressing with their learning. You will also work with students in crisis who need a calm and friendly presence to ensure that they are able to continue learning through the school day.

As a teaching assistant you should:

  • Have previous experience supporting secondary aged children.
  • Have previous experience with young people with SEMH needs.
  • Be available full-time.
  • Have a calm personality and create a safe learning environment for students.
  • Hold an enhanced DBS on the update service (this can be applied for through Teaching Personnel if needed)

If you are interested, please apply with an up-to-date CV highlighting relevant experience.

All applicants must have a permanent residence and right to work in the UK. If you are currently based in another country, please do not apply for these roles as we will not be able to process your application.

Any applicants that have been out of the UK for more than 6 months over the past 5 years will be asked to provide an overseas criminal clearance check. If you do not already have one of these, please apply for this before applying to this role.

When applying through Teaching Personnel, an enhanced DBS on the update service is a required document. If you do not have one already, you will be asked to apply for one through Teaching Personnel before you are able to start in a position.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website for details.
All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.
Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We undertake safeguarding checks on all workers in accordance with DfE statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ this may also include an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted applicants.
We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.
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