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Youth Work Teaching Assistant

Job description

Large mixed comprehensive Secondary school in the Swinton region of Salford have an urgent requirement for Youth Work based teaching assistants to join their support team in the new academic year.

Do you have previous experience working with young people aged 11-16? Are you passionate about supporting pupils progress and develop holistically? Please see below the details of the positions available.

  • Full time and part time opportunities available
  • Earn up to £300 per week, depending upon previous experience
  • Opportunity to gain a fixed term post with the school
  • Ofsted graded 'Good' Secondary school
  • Great location, near to the A580 (East Lancashire Road)

Due to a restructure within the support department, the school wish to appoint both full time and part time Youth Work specialists who have previously worked with young people with challenging behaviour, vulnerable backgrounds and disengagement. Responsibilities will include;

  • Working with students on a 1:1 basis and in small groups, both inside and outside of the classroom
  • Supporting the class teacher with day to day activities
  • Reinforcing positive behaviour management strategies
  • Recording progress and reporting back to the Inclusion Manager

Our partner Secondary school is larger than the national average with over 1,100 students on roll. A full refurbishment took place last academic year, and there is now a provision available for pupils to access when they require a break from the school day. The appointed Youth Work teaching assistants will be based both in classes and within the Support Provision.

Located in Salford, the school has direct public transportation links from Bolton, Leigh and central Manchester. For those with transport, the school can be easily accessed via the A580 (East Lancashire Road) and the M60 Motorway.

The Inclusion Manager wishes to meet interested Youth Work teaching assistants at the earliest convenience. For more information please contact Nicola in the Manchester West Secondary Office on the contact number provided below, or please send a full CV to Nicola Pollitt.

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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