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Teaching Assistant Ormskirk

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Job description

Do you have experience working with secondary aged pupils with SEMH difficulties (EBD) or challenging behaviour?

Do you have any experience in any of the following backgrounds: care services, prisons, youth worker, sports coaching or psychology?

Teaching Personnel are looking to recruit SEN Teaching Assistants/LSA's to work within a behavioural school in Ormskirk. The school are looking for a TA with behavioural experience or Team-Teach/ MAPA training.

Teaching Assistant - The School

This school is based is Ormskirk, a short drive from the M58 or for those teaching assistants who use public transport, there is a train station within a 15 minute walk from the school. Most pupils attend the school on a short term basis and are there most often as a result of exclusion from mainstream education. The pupils all have SEMH difficulties and the majority of pupils are very challenging. Ability of pupils varies greatly and SEN in school consists of ADHD, ODD, MLD and EAL.

Teaching Assistant - Responsibilities

*To encourage pupils to join in with all activities and to take a full and active part in school life.

*To prepare, modify and adapt resources and learning materials for the pupil as agreed with the class teacher and other professionals.

*To assist in resolving any behavioural, social and emotional difficulties which may arise

*To encourage the pupil to develop a positive self image, and to develop confidence in their abilities and communication with others.


There are no specific qualifications required in terms of Teaching Assistant qualifications but having behaviour management training such as Team-Teach or MAPA is highly desirable.

If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please call the Liverpool Branch of Teaching Personnel on 0151 244 5430. Alternatively you can apply online at Http://

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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