SEN Teaching Assistant required in South Liverpool

Teaching Personnel
£8.44 - £10/hour
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have experience working with secondary aged pupils with SEMH difficulties (EBD) or challenging behaviour?
Do you have a degree in English or similar subject?
Do you have any experience in any of the following backgrounds: care services, prisons, youth worker, sports coaching or psychology?

Teaching Personnel are looking to recruit SEN Teaching Assistants/LSA's to work within a PRU in Liverpool. The school are looking for a male TA with an English background for the English class. This is from September and a long term position. There is a possibility that the right person will go permanent.
The school are looking to see trials in school for this position before the end of term.

Teaching Assistant - The School
This school is based is Liverpool, a short drive from the M62 or for those teaching assistants who use public transport, there are bus stops located within walking distance to the school. Most pupils attend the school on a short term basis and are there most often as a result of exclusion from mainstream education. The pupils all have SEMH difficulties and the majority of pupils are very challenging. Ability of pupils varies greatly and SEN in school consists of ADHD, ODD, MLD and EAL.

Teaching Assistant - Responsibilities
*To encourage pupils to join in with all activities and to take a full and active part in school life.
*To prepare, modify and adapt resources and learning materials for the pupil as agreed with the class teacher and other professionals.
*To assist in resolving any behavioural, social and emotional difficulties which may arise
*To encourage the pupil to develop a positive self image, and to develop confidence in their abilities and communication with others.

There are no specific qualifications required in terms of Teaching Assistant qualifications but having behaviour management training such as Team-Teach or MAPA is highly desirable. The school are looking for a TA who has an English subject background.

If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please call the Liverpool Branch of Teaching Personnel and ask for Michelle Moran