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Youth Worker Bury

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Are you looking for an opportunity where you can help young people engage in education? Are you looking for a challenging role which involves managing challenging behaviours on a daily basis? We are currently attempting to identify staffing options for a secondary Pupil Referral Unit based in Bury. The provision is seeking to employ a Graduate with a Degree associated to Youth and Community studies to work in their school from March. The Bury PRU caters for young people who have been excluded from mainstream education as a result of not being able to cope in that form of provision. The overall goal of the Bury provision is to manage and address the difficulties which led to the previous exclusion of the young person; all in an effort to eventually transition them back into mainstream school.

The role of the Youth and Community Graduate at this Bury PRU will be to work as an Outreach Teaching assistant. This role will allow the successful Graduate to build positive relationships with young people on a 1:1 and small group basis. They will also be responsible for handling difficult scenarios in a way which enables the young people to progress and remain engaged in the respective lesson/session.

The ideal Teaching assistant for this Bury provision will hold a Degree relating to Youth and Community work. Having a background of putting your Degree into practice is also essential for this provision. You must also have a confident personality and will not be fazed by behaviour's which could be described as 'challenging'.

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 Johnson on the details attached.

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.

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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