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Teaching Assistant, Wigan

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are looking to build up a bank of teaching assistants for two behavioural schools in Wigan. These schools are located in Wigan, one school primary, the other secondary.

These schools support pupils that are of a vulnerable and have a challenging nature. You will work closely with your colleagues to create action plans for students, taking an active role in implementing a programme that positively encourages learners to overcome barriers to learning, improve their skills and ultimately gain recognised qualifications.

You will have strong interpersonal skills in order to communicate with families, carers and a multidisciplinary team of teaching staff, social workers and educational psychologists. You will be organised, patient and confident, with a sound understanding of the key issues currently affecting young people.

It is not essential to have worked in a school for this position however it is preferred to have worked with children, especially those with SEN or challenging behaviour. Candidates with youth worker backgrounds, psychology backgrounds, sports or forces are highly sort after for this role. Those with restraint training such as MAPA, Team-Teach or similar are highly desired.

  • Weekly Pay - £9/hour

Interested? Please apply online at Http://

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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