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Team-Teach Trained TA Needed

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Job description

  • Opportunity for youth workers and graduates to enhance school experience
  • Ideal alternative school experience for aspiring Teachers

Unit provides full time supervised education for all Manchester children who have been permanently excluded or have social, emotional and mental health needsThe school is a Pupil Referral Unit for up to 36 pupils in Key Stages 1 and 2 who have either been permanently excluded from mainstream school or who are in danger of becoming so, because of social, emotional or behavioural difficulties. The setting provides part time and full time placements to pupils experiencing behavioural difficulties within their mainstream schools and aims to return pupils to mainstream placements wherever possible. Class sizes are small to allow time to focus on individual education plans and promote individual positive behaviour.The ideal Teaching Assistant would have;

This school have a supportive staff and senior leadership team and is largely focused on enhancing their staffs professional development, regularly running extra training sessions for Teaching Assistants in particular.

Teaching Personnel are working in partnership with a Central Manchester Primary Pupil Referral Unit who require a specialised KS2 Teaching Assistant on a full time basis to work within their West Manchester KS2 setting. This position is to start immediately and continue until September 2018. The role would require the Teaching Assistant to support whole class and occasionally as a 1:1 support. There is potential for this position to continue longer and even permanent for the right person.

  • previous experience teaching young people with social, emotional and mental health needs
  • strong behaviour management skills
  • have sound knowledge of the Primary National Curriculum
  • have an up-to-date Team - Teach qualification
  • have a DBS on the update service (due to being an immediate start)
  • The successful Teaching Assistant will also have a passion for promoting behavioural development in young people and must be able to act as a positive role model to the young people within this setting. You will need to be proactive, enthusiastic and have a determination to succeed.

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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