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Youth Work Teaching Assistant - South Manchester

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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 South Mancheser KS2 setting. The role would require the Teaching Assistant to support whole class and occasionally as a 1:1 support.

The 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. There are three sites based in Wythenshawe, Withington and Gorton. 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;

  • 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

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.

If you feel you meet the requirements, please send your CV or apply online.

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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