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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 Teaching assistant to work in their school after February half term. 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 Teaching assistant at this Bury school will be to work closely with young people who need one to one support all in an effort to support them with educational engagement. 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 have previous experience when supporting young people who have had difficulty accessing mainstream education. This school would also consider Teaching assistants from the below backgrounds/experience:

  • Youth work
  • Sports Coaching
  • SEN Support in Mainstream schools
  • Residential support

If you would like to apply for this Bury Youth and Community studies 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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We offer all our registered candidates FREE child protection and prevent duty training. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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