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Youth Work Teaching Assistant - South Manchester

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A Secondary Pupil Referral Unit in Central Manchester require a Youth Work Teaching Assistant to support within the classroom supporting pupils in KS3 and KS4. The role would require you to assist with pupils educational development, as well as a strong focus on their social, emotional and mental health needs.

Majority of the work will be within the classroom, however for pupils who are particularly hard to engage, the school will put into place outside provision / outreach projects that you will be required to assist with.

The young people at this school can display challenging behaviours that are shown through verbal and sometimes physical aggression. Experience working with young people who display challenging behaviours is desirable and will benefit when working with the young people within the school. The school follows a team - teach method of de-escalation, this training is a mandatory requirement to work within this school, Teaching Personnel can provide this training prior to starting the placement if needed.

This school provides full or part time education for young people who have been excluded from their mainstream school. The aim of this setting is to successfully re-integrate pupils into mainstream school. In some cases, re-integration is not possible and pupils will spend their school time within this setting. This school allows specialised and focused support for young people who have social, emotional and mental health needs.

If you think you could support young people in an educational setting, please send a copy of your up-to-date CV

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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