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Teacing assistant required for specialist primary school

  • Location: Bury
  • Sector: Primary
  • Date posted: 23/01/2018
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Job description

An Ofsted 'OUTSTANDING' SEN school in Radcliffe, Bury are looking for a Teaching Assistant to support within their school on a long term basis.

This school are a 98 place school that support pupils with complex medical, communication and physical needs. The school caters for pupils aged 4 - 11 throughout mixed ability classes. Pupil's communication needs result in alternative methods of communication being used around school, such as iPads, PECs, Brail and BSL. Promoting independence is a main focus within this 'Outstanding' school therefore staff that share this passion is essential.

The Teaching Assistant would need to be flexible to working across all age ranges and with different abilities.

It would be highly desirable for the Teaching Assistant to have experience of;

  • Moving and Handling Training
  • PEG Feeding
  • Tracheostomy Training
  • Personal Care
  • School based experience is also highly desirable

A small number of pupils within this school also use BSL as a predominant method of communication, BSL training is highly desirable.

Should you apply and not be successful there are opportunities for short term placements at the school, which can lead to a more secure position.

This position would be looking to start after the February half term or earlier for the right person. This position would look to continue on a rolling basis with a high potential of becoming permanent. The school will be looking to meet potential staff before the February half term with the view to starting afterwards. Please email a copy of your CV highlighting all relevant experience to James Johnson.

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.

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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