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Learning Support Assistant Expiring soon

Teaching Personnel

£70 - 80 per day


Temporary | Full Time



We are currently working alongside a Pupil Referral Unit to recruit a Teaching Assistant to work with children and young people with SEMH needs and associated challenging behaviour and other learning difficulties,

As a result of this you would be supporting the teacher in classes of no more than 10 pupils. Your role will mainly involve supporting the pupils with their new routines and classes, helping them to adapt to the return to school both academically and socially.  You will be working with children and young people who are not able attend mainstream education for multiple reasons, such as Anxiety, Exclusion, Physical and mental health issues, disabilities and learning difficulties

The successful Teaching Assistant would have:

  • Some experience working with children and young people who display challenging behaviour
  • Experience of de-escalation training would be advantageous
  • A confident and proactive personality
  • The school would also consider candidates from youth work backgrounds, or similar roles 

This role demands motivation, passion, patience and the ability to emotionally support children who are from vulnerable backgrounds and situations.

You would join the school team on an agency basis before then joining the schools contract after the Christmas break.

 The school is located in the Manchester area and has excellent public transport links particularly by train, tram and bus within a few minutes’ walk of the school.

To be successful in your application, you must be able to provide evidence of this as skills and experience.

Please be aware that all applicants will be subject to background checks and will need a current DBS certificate (update service registered). Teaching Personnel can support your application should this be required.

Working hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am-3.30pm approximately, but you may be offered additional duties and responsibilities outside of these hours.

What you can expect from Teaching Personnel:

  • A dedicated consultant to discuss current or future roles with you
  • An extensively discounted CPD program
  • Payment in house, meaning no fees from Umbrella companies
  • 13 weeks off per year

If this opportunity sounds like something which you would really excel in, or if you want 

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role as well as the Right to Work in the UK. 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.
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