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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Do you want to support vulnerable young people as they grow and develop?

Do you want to make a real difference?

Do you have experience of working with young people?

Teaching Personnel are pleased to be recruiting Teaching Assistants for an OFSTED rated ‘Outstanding’ school which caters for pupils aged 2-11 with Severe Learning Difficulties in the Longsite area of Manchester. The ideal candidate would be:

  • Experienced in working with/being around SEN

  • Patient and self motivated

  • Able to work independently and as part of a team

The school offers its pupils a personalised curriculum in order to bolster their academic, social and emotional skills. This is achieved through a team of subject specific teachers, high quality teaching assistants in addition to social worker, counsellors, physiotherapist, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, psychiatrist and educational psychologists. The school prides itself on providing a warm atmosphere, in which each child feels secure, understood and highly valued, so building up self-esteem and positive relationships with others.


If you feel this would be the role for you or you would be interested in a similar role, then feel free to contact Neal at Teaching Personnel ( at your earliest convenience.

What you can expect from Teaching Personnel:

  • A dedicated consultant to discuss current or future roles with you

  • An extensively discounted CPD program

  • Payment in house, meaning no fees from Umbrella companies

  • GBP9.50 an hour or above

  • 13 weeks off per year.

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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