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Teaching Assistant (Outreach)

Job description

Teaching Personnel work with a number of provisions throughout Manchester who are currently looking to recruit staff with Outreach experience.

I am looking for candidates who can work mainly with young people aged between 11-16 years. Most of the pupils you will be working with display challenging behaviours and have been diagnosed with needs associated to their Social, Emotional and Mental Health. Ideally I require you to have at least 1 years Outreach experience and experience of working with young people before.

In addition you:

  • Must be an excellent communicator - both written and verbally
  • Have active listening skills
  • Be socially aware of the socio-economic situation of the area and how this may affect the young people you work with
  • Be equipped with excellent interpersonal skills and be able to show compassion, positivity and patience
  • Be extremely organised
  • You must be available for work 5 days a week - Monday to Friday
  • Have a DBS that is Child Workforce only and be registered on the Update Service

If you would like any further information about this post, based in central Manchester then please give me a call on 0161 242 1795 alternatively you can email me at

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs 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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