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Teaching/Support Assistant required - 1:1 with child in year 5

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Job description

BB9 Nelson Primary School require experienced Support Assistant to support child in year 5 on a 1:1 basis.

Full time support role working from 830-1530 on a daily basis

Ofsted GOOD School in the Centre of Nelson

A school who have used Teaching Personnel for a number of years have approached Teaching Personnel in order to source and recruit a specialist teaching assistant who can work on a 1:1 basis alongside a child with challenging behaviour. The child is currently working in the Year 5 class and requires 1:1 support throughout the school day. The school are ideally looking for a male Teaching/Support assistant to work with the child as a male role model would make a positive impact.

The child does hold a strong academic background but does struggle to be in the classroom without distracted others. The staff in school have used certain strategies and techniques to keep the child on task. The Head teacher has commented on the job specification that she would ideally like a member of staff who is trained and possibly experienced using verbal reasoning and positive handling.

This role will be to continue on a supply basis for a 12 month period due to funding being granted for the full year. They are not keen on permanent exclusions nor do they want the child to work in the local referral unit. It is therefore important that the applying candidates and the successful one will be someone who can manage his behaviour and keep him in task.

If you are interested in applying and registering your interest then please contact me in the office on 01772 842154. You can also email me your CV and cover email to specify the relevant experiences.

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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