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Year 2 Teaching Assistant

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Job description

ADHD Experienced Support Assistant- Full time role

  • GOOD Blackburn Primary School
  • Work up to 33 hours per week
  • Work alongside a child with Autism and associated behavioural difficulties

A school in Blackburn have approached Teaching Personnel in order to source and appoint a Teaching Assistant (L2, L3 or Degree trained) to work closely alongside a child with Autism. In terms of needs, the boy is working in a Y5 class and currently assessed way below ‘expected age related levels’. He also struggles to communicate and socialise with other children and will need different strategies implanted in order to build self confidence and improve behaviour.

The school is located in the heart of Blackburn and the majority of children who arrive in school are working below or in line with age expected and the behaviour tends to be GOOD. The Head teacher is driven to raising academic standards and increase pupil confidence and with this, gain OUTSTANDING at the next Ofsted inspection.

The school is commutable by car, train and bus with it being in the centre of Blackburn.

The role will be to start after the Christmas holidays and run for at least 8 weeks depending on how the child engages with the support. This will be a five day a week position covering up to 33 hours. The rate of pay is competitive with other roles of this sort and so this is a very good opportunity.

Please contact me if you are interested in the above role, or equally so, if you have any friends or family members who would be suitable.

I can be contacted in the office on 01772 842155 or by email

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.

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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