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Youth Worker - Bury

  • Location: Bury
  • Sector: Primary
  • Date posted: 25/03/2019
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Job description

Youth Worker - Bury

Social workers, Residential workers and Youth workers required for SEN Teaching Assistant Role in a Whitefield, Bury primary school.

  • SEN Teaching Assistant to work with children with Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning
  • Social workers, Residential workers and Youth workers with transferable experience encouraged to apply
  • Working with primary school children from disadvantaged backgrounds

Teaching Personnel are working closely with a large primary school in Whitefield, Bury (M45) who are looking to appoint a candidate with youth work, residential work or social work experience and are looking to transition into a teaching assistant role within a primary school.

This primary school have a number of children who display challenging behaviours and are disruptive to the class environment as a result. These children display challenging behaviours due to a variety of reasons including;

  • Social and emotional aspects of learning
  • Attention deficit
  • Social emotional mental health needs
  • Looked after children backgrounds
  • Single parent backgrounds
  • Autism - verbal and non verbal

If you have a background in social work, residential work or youth work and are interested in working with children displaying challenging behaviours, this would be a great platform and opportunity for you.

This is a larger than average primary school in Whitefield located in the centre of the local community. The school is well known for its inclusive attitude to education and gives all children the opportunity and support to reach their full potential.

  • 1:1 and small nurture group support
  • Supporting challenging behaviours
  • In class support and exclusion work
  • Working closely with the SENCO and inclusion lead
  • Full time role (Term Time Only)
  • £13,500 - £19,000 pro rata.

Please call Luke in the Manchester West Primary Branch of Teaching Personnel on 0161 242 1792 or email for more information or to apply.

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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