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Teaching Assistant Needed in Preston Primary School

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1:1 ASC Teaching Assistant Needed!

Are you experienced in working alongside children with ASC and confident working alongside children displaying challenging behaviour?

A proven track record of working with children across the KS1 Curriculum is essential

Are you a driven, enthusiastic individual looking for a new challenge? Teaching Personnel are currently working with a large school in the heart of Preston, the school is easily accessible from the motorway and would suite a candidate either living in central Preston and surrounding areas such as Fulwood, Ashton, Ribbleton, Penwortham and Walton Le Dale.

I have been to meet the Headteacher of the school today who has expressed she is 'putting the feelers out' for an experienced teaching assistant who has previously worked alongside a child with ASC. She is looking for a practitioner to support a child in the Year 2 class and currently working at below 'expected age related levels' he needs extra support to further engage him into the classroom setting. The pupil struggles to socialise with other children and needs different strategies implemented in order to build self confidence and creative resources would need to be adapted to suite his needs.

The school is located in the centre Preston and the majority of children who arrive in school are working in line with age expectations. The role will be to start ASAP and run until Easter depending on how well the child engages with the support. This will be a five day a week position covering up to 33 hours. The rate of pay is competitive with other roles of this sort start from £9 per hour.

Please don't hesitate to contact me if you are interested in the above role, or equally so, if you have any friends or family members who would be suitable. I can be contacted in the office on 01772 842154 or by email

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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