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Teaching Assistant (Living Skills) - Oldham - September

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Job description

A full time position for a teaching assistant with extensive experience working with pupils with SEN needs. The position is full time and commences as soon as possible and will involve working 5 days per week 8.30 - 3.30pm. The position will initially run until the end of the academic year, however for the right candidate there may be an opportunity for a permanent position within the school.

The setting is an outstanding Multi Academy trust which operates across 4 sites in Oldham. Sites cater for individuals between 4 - 19 with a Statement of SEN or an EHCP, on the autistic spectrum and/or have significant communication and interaction difficulties and social, emotional and mental health needs (SEMH).

The role will involve working with pupils with SEN needs and working with them teaching them living skills such as: cooking, how to manage their finances, offering guidance and support on career pathways and supporting pupils in writing CVs. Ideally applicants should have experience in working with pupils or young people with SEN in a professional or personal capacity.

The ideal teaching assistant will have:

  • Experience offering career advice and guidance to pupils with SEN
  • An understanding of how to cater for pupils with SEN needs
  • A commitment to assuring that all pupils have the necessary support in order to achieve the optimal potential

If you are a qualified teaching assistant and feel that you have the appropriate qualities and attributes to succeed in the role, please apply directly to be considered for the role.

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