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Youth Worker teaching assistant- Bury

  • Location: Bury
  • Sector: Primary
  • Date posted: 20/06/2019
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Job description

Youth Worker teaching assistant- Bury

Social workers, Residential workers and Youth workers required for SEN Teaching Assistant Roles in a 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 transferrable experience encouraged to apply
  • Working with primary school children from disadvantaged backgrounds

Teaching Personnel are working closely with a large primary school in Radcliffe, Bury (M26) who are looking to appoint someone 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 Radcliffe with a specialist 'nurture' unit. The school has a high number of pupils with special educational needs and social emotional mental health needs. The Head teacher is looking for teaching assistants to support pupils in the class room and in this specialist unit to support children so they can access the national curriculum.

The school has a strong senior leadership team which is able to support all its staff and can offer access to excellent CPD courses for personal, professional development.

  • 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)
  • £285 - £300 a week

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

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