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Youth and Community Graduate

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Job description

Are you looking for an opportunity where you can help young people engage in education? Are you looking for a challenging role which involves focused support to help give young people options? Our client is a secondary Pupil referral unit (PRU) based in Bury and they are seeking to employ graduates with a degree associated with youth and community work. The Bury PRU caters for young people who have been excluded from mainstream education as a result of not being able to cope in mainstream education. The overall goal of the PRU is to manage and address the difficulties which lead to the exclusion in an effort to transition the young people back into mainstream education.

They are now seeking to employ two youth and community studies graduates to work on a long term basis within the unit as teaching assistants ASAP.

The role of a teaching assistant at this Bury PRU will allow the youth and community graduate to build positive relationships with young people. They will also have to handle difficult scenarios in a way which enables the young people to progress and remain engaged in the respective lesson.

The ideal teaching assistant for this Bury PRU will have a degree relating to youth and community work. Having a background of putting your degree into practice is also essential for this Bury unit. You must also have a confident personality and will not be fazed by behaviours which could be described as ‘challenging’.

The provision has stated that they will accept applications from applicants with experience/training in the below fields:

  • Sports Coaching
  • Psychology
  • Residential care

If you would like to apply for this Bury youth and community graduate teaching assistant position, please forward a copy of your CV to James on the details attached ASAP.

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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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