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Teaching Assistant

Teaching Personnel

£11.83 - 12.33 per hour


Temporary | Full Time



A school which is located in Preston, Lancashire requires a Behaviour TA starting in September, The school is a secondary alternative provision school which provides full time education for up to 50 pupils who are not able to access mainstream educational provision because of their social, emotional and mental health difficulties.

The school has an inclusive philosophy and believe passionately in ensuring that all pupils are given the opportunities, skills, knowledge, and qualifications to ensure that they can reintegrate back into mainstream education or on to specialist provision, further education employment or training.

We recognise that our pupils are individuals and that “one size does not fit all”. We also understand that many of our pupils have not had a positive experience of education and we believe it is our role to re-engage them with their learning, improve relationships and broaden their opportunities.

This role is to support a Year 11 pupil on a 1:1 basis. This pupil has been persistently absent and is struggling to access their education. Therefore, your role will be to mentor the pupil and ensure they can make positive choices with their education.

The successful candidate will be resilient, flexible and confident and able to work effectively and calmly in a busy environment. They will be able to communicate effectively and be able to develop positive working relationships with both pupils and adults.

Teaching Personnel welcome applications from experienced professionals with a passion for working with those pupils who are educated outside of mainstream provision.

This is a full-time position, starting in September.

The school are looking to meet suitable candidates ASAP so please apply at your earliest convenience.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ’s on the Teaching Personnel website 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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