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Teaching Assistant - Oldham

Job description

Do you have experience of working with additional needs?

Would you like to transition from care work to education?

Teaching Personnel are currently working with a Secondary Special Needs school in Oldham. They are looking to hire a Teaching Assistant that has previous experience of working in the care sector. The school are looking for someone who has supported adults or young people with additional needs such as profound and multiple difficulties as well as complex needs. The position the school are looking to find a member of staff for a Year 8 class, with young people who need extra support within the classroom.

A big reason why the school are searching for a Teaching Assistant who has previous experience in the care sector is due to them gaining specific training that would be easily transitioned into working with young people who need extra support, such as; Moving and Handling Training, PEG Training and Physical De-Escalation Training.

  • Full staff support
  • Full time position available
  • Additional training offered - Team-Teach Training and Autism Awareness
  • To work with young people with PMLD
  • Work in Oldham

The role of the Teaching Assistant in an SEN School will be to make sure that all of the young peoples needs are met, whether that be feeding or personal care. Also the Teaching Assistant will need to make sure that all of the young people in the class are fully engaged and involved in the class work, and to make sure that the noise levels are kept to a minimum and not distracting other young people.

Highlights of this Teaching Assistant opportunity include;

  • Full time on going position with the opportunity to secure a school contract
  • Ad-hoc supply work available to cover absences and staff training
  • Immediate work after a smooth registration process
  • Pay to reflect your experience, earn up to £9 per hour (£54 - £63 per day)
  • The opportunity to develop your experience and undertake certified training
  • Excellent support within this Oldham based school

If you are looking for work in Bolton and have a passion for supporting the learning of all students, this position is perfect for you!

For immediate consideration, please submit a full CV outlining all experiences to Joshua Clair-Marsh. To obtain further information, please contact the Manchester SEN Office on the contact details provided below;

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

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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