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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

An Ofsted graded 'outstanding' SEN school in Radcliffe, Bury are looking for three Teaching assistants to support children with complex needs within their school on a long term basis. The ideal Teaching assistant for these vacancies will have experience in education and specialist educational needs, however school have detailed that candidates from other sectors will be considered.

This school is a 98 place school that provides the best possible support for pupils with complex medical, communication and physical needs. Some children also have Autism Spectrum Condition that can result in challenging behaviours. The school caters for pupils aged 4 - 11 throughout 10 mixed ability classes. Pupil’s communication needs result in alternative methods of communication being used around school, such as iPads, PECs, Braille and BSL. Promoting independence is a main focus within this school therefore staff that share this passion is essential.

This really is a fantastic opportunity for both experience Teaching assistants and those looking to begin their careers in specialist education. The School have outlined that having the right ‘personality’ is imperative, alongside training in:

• Moving and Handling

• PEG feeds

• Tracheostomies

• Personal Care

• School based experience is also highly desirable

The school are looking for the Teaching assistants to start ASAP and will continue on a rolling basis with a high potential of becoming permanent for the right person.

To be considered for this Teaching Assistant role, please email a copy of a recently updated CV to James Johnson.

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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