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Teaching Assistant, Knowsley

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Teaching Personnel are currently working with a 'Good' secondary school for children aged 11-16 with social, emotional, mental health and behavioural difficulties. Due to an increase in numbers of pupils being referred to the school, there is a higher demand for Teaching and Support Staff. The school require people who are available on a day to day basis as well as those who are looking for longer term work as the school recognises that continuity of staff is essential for vulnerable and unsettled pupils.

Pupils arrive at this school in crisis after experiencing significant educational difficulties, long periods of non-attendance, exclusions and disengagement. The school are very skilled at building positive relationships with pupils displaying challenging behaviour and work exceptionally hard to break down barriers to learning and give all pupils the chance to achieve.

The pupils at this school do have very challenging behaviour and so any TAs who apply need to be able to manage verbal and physical aggression. You do not need to have experience of working within a SEMH difficulties (EBD/BESD) school however you do need to have experience of working in a school or setting with challenging children or adults.

The school is located in Knowsley, a short drive from the A562 for teachers or TAs who drive, and a 10 minute walk from a train station and a short walk from bus stops for those requiring public transport.

If you are available now for day to day or long term work and want to work in a school for children with challenging behaviour, please get in touch with Michelle at the Liverpool Branch of Teaching Personnel on 0151 244 5430

Alternatively, to apply for this excellent opportunity, please apply online at: Http://www.teachingpersonnel.com/register/

Not the role for you? Call today and find out if there are any other roles which may interest you. We have a primary, secondary and SEN branch within the Liverpool location. Call today on 0151 244 5430

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS - Full assistance provided (AGY).

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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