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Youth Work Teaching Assistant

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Teaching Assistant, Wigan

  • CPD – Develop your skill set in working with pupils with social, emotional and mental health difficulties
  • You must have previous experience in working with adults / children in a personal or professional environment, supporting those with learning difficulties
  • Temp-perm posts for the right candidates

Teaching personnel are looking for a teaching assistant to work within an alternative provision setting in Wigan. Proven experience of working with children or adults with social, emotional and mental health difficulties is essential to the role.

Teaching Personnel work in partnership with a variety of leading, nationally recognised CPD providers, such as National Association of SEN, National Autistic Society, Rush Miskin, Team Teach, Educare, Creative Education and Leeds Trinity University with additional local school partners. These partners deliver an extensive range of career developing opportunities to you, covering areas such as; Child Protection in Education, Prevent Duty, an accredited Holistic Approach to Behaviour Management, Understanding and Supporting Children and Adults on the Autism Spectrum, An Introduction to Special Educational Needs and Disability, Effective Adult Learning Support, Implications for Challenging Behaviour, Meeting the Emotional, Social and Mental Health Needs of Children and Young People, Differentiation, Data Handling, Assessment for Learning, Planning for Progression, Read Write Inc. and Safeguarding. In addition to this we work alongside many leaders of education and have our own ex-head teacher that provides candidates with bespoke, high-quality training. The CPD on offer will assist with your personal and career development, making you the most highly sought candidates in the market.

Register your details to receive a call back! All candidates applying for roles must be available in September, must have a DBS certificate registered on the update service (assistance will be provided if you don't have one) and must be able to come to our Liverpool based office for interview prior to the booking commencing.


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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