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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

I am looking for a Teaching Assistant to promote the learning and personal development of a pupil with additional needs (ASC and challenging behaviour). 


Your role will be to aid the pupil to learn as effectively as possible both in group situations and independently. This will include tasks such as clarifying and explaining instructions, ensuring the pupil can use all relevant equipment and provide motivation and  encouragemnet.

The young person does require additional support with speech and language, reading, spelling, numeracy, handwriting and other areas of the curriculum as well. You will have to liase closely with the class teacher, SENCO and other professionals about education health plans (EHCP's), contributing to the planning and delivery as appropriate.

The child is of primary age and has a diagnosis of ASC, this can manifest itself in many forms including challenging behaviours. You will be required to be aware of the young persons movements at all times, with time and assistance you will build a relationship, identify triggers and manage situations even before they escalate. 

The role is full time, starting as soon as possible. I am looking for someone who has experience working with young people, whether this be in a school or a similar setting. You must have had experience of working with additional needs including ASC and challenging behaviours.

Teaching Personnel can offer you:

  • Excellent CPD Opportunities 
  • A competetive daily pay rate
  • Weekly Pay
  • Consultant at hand to support you through your placement 
  • Team Teach Training 

For further information please contact Attiya on 0161 242 1798 or alternatively you can email me an updated CV and covering letter to 

All candidates are subject to an enhanced DBS via the Disclosure and Barring Service and will be required to subscribe to the update service.


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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

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