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A school in South Manchester is looking for a versatile, adaptable individual who is able to undertake a variety of different roles on a Teaching Assistant basis.

Requirements for this position:

  • The applicant must be educated to degree level.
  • The required applicant will have aspirations for a long term career within the education sector.
  • A passion for developing the overall academic attainment of secondary school children.
  • Qualifications on a TA basis are desirable though not essential

Highlights of this role include:

  • Working with students with SEN – including those with Autism, Dyslexia and Dyspraxia.
  • Managing student workloads – ensuring students are challenged in an effective manner, whilst also ensuring that workloads are realistic based on individual needs.
  • Working on a 1:1 basis with students – including those with specific behavioural issues.
  • Working as part of a team, to ensure that work has been differentiated effectively.
  • Ensuring that students pastoral problems are dealt with in a calm manner.
  • Creating educational material/resources that are sufficient in maintaining student engagement.
  • Ensuring students are adhering to both the school’s Behaviour Policy and C

It is expected that the required applicant will:

  • Hold excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Will be able to display patience and resilience when dealing with potentially challenging issues.
  • Be able to successfully track academic progress, as well as monitor day to day factors related to attendance, safeguarding, exam preparation etc.

For further information, please contact the Manchester South Secondary branch at Teaching Personnel.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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 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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