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Teaching assistant required for 'outstanding' primary school

Job description

An Ofsted 'OUTSTANDING' primary SEN school in Radcliffe, Bury are looking for a Teaching Assistant to support within their school on a long term basis from September 2018. This position is a full time post which is due to continue until the end of the new academic year. If both parties are happy then this position will then go permanent.

This school are a 98 place school that support pupils with complex medical, communication and physical needs. Some children also have Autism Spectrum Conditions that can result in challenging behaviours. The school caters for pupils aged 4 - 11 throughout mixed ability classes. Pupil's communication needs result in alternative methods of communication being used around school, such as iPads, PECs, Brail and BSL. Promoting independence is a main focus within this 'Outstanding' school therefore staff who share this passion n is essential.

It would be highly desirable for the Teaching Assistant to have experience of;

  • Moving and Handling Training
  • PEG Feeding
  • Tracheostomy Training
  • Team- teach training
  • Delivering Personal Care
  • School based experience is also highly desirable

Should you not hold the above training please don't hesitate to get in touch as this school have said that 'previous training would be useful, but the right personality is essential'.

Should you apply and not be successful there are opportunities for short term placements at the school, which can lead to a more secure positions dependent on performance.

The school will be looking to meet potential staff on practical interviews immediately with the view to starting immediately after. Please email a copy of your CV highlighting all relevant experience to James Johnson should you be interested in applying.

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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