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Teaching Assistant Level 2 (SEND) Required in Wigan

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Level 2 ASC Teaching Assistant required

30 hours per week, term time working 38 weeks per year.

Ince, Wigan, WN2

Are you experienced supporting across KS1? Do you hold a minimum of a Level 2? Are you experienced supporting pupils with Cerebral Palsy?

If so a larger than average primary school located in the Ince area of Wigan previously graded as 'Good' by Ofsted, is currently looking to appoint an enthusiastic, engaging, outgoing Teaching Assistant to work as part of their KS1 team. The role would be to support a pupil on a 1:1 basis assisting them with their daily routine and in class support. The school will be able to provide any additional moving and handling training that may be needed; in order to ensure that you are full equipped with the correct skills in order to complete the role to the best of your ability.

The school aims to create an inclusive environment where all pupils are able to be provided with the skills that they require in order to achieve their full potential. The school is very well resourced both inside and out and is looking for someone who can become a valued member of the supportive team, with a strong team ethic so that everyone is able to support one another to allow everyone to succeed in what they are aiming to achieve, providing the best support for its pupils.

In order for you to be successful for this role you will need to:

  • Be nurturing and patient
  • Be adaptable and flexible
  • Have a good understanding of the early years curriculum
  • Have a strong knowledge of phonics
  • Be experienced working with pupils on a 1:1 basis
  • Experience with either Cerebral Palsy or Physical Learning Difficulties is essential
  • Have strong levels of English and Maths
  • Hold a minimum of a Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent

In turn, Teaching Personnel can offer you;

  • 20 years experience within Educational Recruitment working in partnership with a large number of Primary, Secondary and SEN Schools.
  • Pay to scale Salary, depending on your previous experience.
  • A dedicated, specialist consultant to support you and your needs.
  • Unrivalled CPD opportunities including Team Teach, NASEN and People Moving & Handling.
  • Work in schools exclusive to Teaching Personnel.
  • Full or part-time work to fit around your existing commitments.
  • £50 reward every time you recommend a colleague/friend to work with us.

Because of the needs of the pupil, a successful applicant will be someone who is very reliable and consistent, as well as needing to be someone who really does have a passion for making a difference and helping others succeed.

If this sounds like the role for you, please email your CV/covering letter for immediate consideration. Alternatively call the Manchester West Primary Branch on 0161 242 1792 for more information regarding this Teaching Assistant role.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safe guarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful candidates are required to provide an Enhanced Disclosure and register with the DBS Update Service.

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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