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Teaching Assistants Required in Wigan

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Job description

We are currently recruiting for a KS1 and KS2 Behavioural School in Wigan. They are looking for a teaching assistant to work with students who display challenging behaviour. Teaching assistants are required on a day to day/part time and on a long term basis.

The School:

  • The goal is to get students back on track and feel safe and supported in the classroom environment
  • The school has a dedicated focus on supporting pupils and achieving 5 A-C's for their students

The Students:

  • Most pupils attend the school on a long term basis as mainstream education has not proven to be suitable for there need.
  • Pupils attend from the local area and further afield
  • Poor attendance is an issue
  • Ability and needs are mixed
  • Special needs include SEMH, ADHD, ODD, MLD
  • The cohort is predominantly male however male and female pupils are in attendance.


  • Passionate about raising pupil achievement
  • Experience desirable
  • Proven track record in raising pupil attainment
  • Team-Teach / MAPA/ SCIPP or other restraint training
  • Positive behaviour management strategies

The type of person who usually gets on well in this type of environment usually comes from one of the following backgrounds: care services, prisons, youth workers, sports coaching and psychology.

All teaching assistants/ LSA's interested will need to email with an up to date CV or call the office for more info on 0151 244 5430. Or apply direct for an immediate response - Http://

Not the role for you but interested in working within SEN? Get in touch with Michelle at the Liverpool SEN Branch now.

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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