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Teaching Assistant

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A school in Preston have x2 Teaching Assistant vacancies to support the needs of their pupils with SEMH, aged 11-16, full-time. 

The TA's will mainly be needed for in-class support and you must have the ability to follow staff direction and cues on how to behaviour manage pupils.

On some occasions you may be required to work on a 1:1 basis with pupils, on either their learning from class or on strategies to regain focus or manage anger issues.

You must be passionate about working in an SEMH setting and be confident in managing challenging behaviour. You must also be confident / skilled in supporting pupils with anxiety or those who have Austism. You will need to show initiative, follow directions well and know that, from the minute the pupils enter the building to the time they leave you are going to be 'on the go,' therefore you must be physically and mentally robust.

You must be confident in managing challenging behaviour.

The hours are 8:35am - 3:15pm (with a 20minute lunch break) and a 2:30pm finish on Fridays.

The roles are full-time with the opportunity of becoming a permanent position!

The roles are to start ASAP until Summer. This school have appointed staff members on a permanent basis previously.

The school would like to see the CV's of suitable candidates ASAP!

Please contact me on or call 01772 301154.

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.

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