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Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Do you want to make a real difference in the lives of young adults?

Are you ready for a new challenge?

Are you a dedicated and committed worker?

We are recruiting for a Teaching Assistant to work with a school that caters for pupils aged 16-25 diagnosed with special educational needs such as Autism, Downs Syndrome and Profound and Multiple difficulties.

Your role within this school as a Teaching Assistant would be to assist the pupils as they develop their independence. This would involve supporting them within the classroom as they complete their tasks, but may also take place outside the classroom, such as at mealtimes. Additionally, the school often have trips into the community where you would be able to see the results of your work firsthand.

The school’s focus is to provide their pupils with the necessary skills to live a full and independent life. These skills include time management, budgeting, functional skills and employability. This is achieved inside a brand-new campus. The new facilities consist of five new classrooms, a large hall space, personal care facilities, a kitchen area and a large outdoor area for horticulture

 If you believe you are the perfect Teaching Assistant, you should:

•             Have experience of working with SEN/willingness to train

•             Be a calm and patient personality

•             Be committed to making a difference

The school is located in the Swinton area of Salford and is easily accessible by bus, tram and car.

In addition, you will need to complete all necessary vetting checks including proof of identity, a DBS on the Update Service and producing two recent references.

Working through Teaching Personnel allows for many benefits including

•             A team of consultants to look for roles for you and support you in the ones you find

•             A competitive wage of GBP60 per with options to rise

•             Access to a wide variety of CPD opportunities

•             Flexibility on your working conditions

If you believe you are the perfect Teaching Assistant and can motivate these pupils to make amazing progress, please send your CV or contact Dan at Teaching Personnel today.

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 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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