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Teaching Assistant (SEN)

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Job description

Do you have experience supporting young people with challenging behaviour?

Are you looking for a new challenge in a unique educational environment?

I am looking for an exceptional youth worker to support pupils in a secondary Pupil Referral Unit in Bury. This school supports pupils who have found a mainstream educational environment challenging, and offers educational and pastoral support across several sites.

This schools provides a nurturing and supportive environment, following the national curriculum but also incorporating a host of vocational, pastoral and extra curricular activities. The ideal candidate will be a resilient and engaging individual, with experience supporting young people who may be reluctant to engage. Experience as a Sports Coach or Youth Worker is an ideal background, as is experience supporting pupils in a mainstream academic environment.


  • Experience working with children who exhibit challenging behaviour
  • Resilient personality, and the ability to effectively build rapport
  • Child DBS on the update service, or a willingness to gain one
  • Driving licence is desirable

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please get in touch using the details below.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see 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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