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Teaching Assistant Required in Wigan Primary Behavioural School

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Job description

  • Are you an experienced teaching assistant looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a specialist setting?
  • Would you like the opportunity to access specialist training such as Team-Teach?
  • Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your skills and expertise within a PRU?

A specialist school located in Wigan that caters for students aged 5-11 from all backgrounds who have social, emotional and mental health challenges, trying where possible to reintegrate them back into mainstream school. They provide: educational provision for pupils excluded from mainstream, provision to pupils excluded from Wigan Primary schools and academies.

The school are currently seeking to appoint an SEMH teaching assistant. Initially, the position is temporary for the first term; however there is opportunity for permanent for the right candidate with the appropriate skills. Due to the specific needs of the pupils, ideally the teaching assistants will be highly experienced and have experience working with pupils with SEMH needs. The ideal teaching assistant will also have an understanding of how to de-escalate situations and deal with pupils who display signs of challenging behaviour.

The ideal teaching assistant will have:

  • Extensive SEMH experience and an understanding of how to de-escalate challenging behaviour
  • A level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent (level 3 desirable)
  • Team- Teach training (desirable can be provided)
  • Experience work within a special needs setting (preferably PRU)
  • Experience of delivering targeted interventions to pupils with SEMH needs

Alternatively, apply for this excellent teaching assistant opportunity, please apply online at Http://www.teachingpersonnel.com/register

All candidates applying to jobs through Teaching Personnel must undertake or have undertaken an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS - Full assistance provided (AGY).

If you are an experienced teaching assistant seeking an opportunity to work in a PRU and feel that you have the appropriate skills and experience to succeed in the role, please contact Michelle at Teaching Personnel on 0151 244 5430

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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