Teaching Assistant

Recruiter
Randstad Education
Location
Bury
Posted
14 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you have a background in care or education or even both? We are looking for a driven individual to work in our Further Education College based in Bury, supporting students aged 16+ with learning difficulties.

The college itself has specialist facilities and provides a spacious, calm and safe environment in which young people can thrive and learn.

The college caters for a range of students with needs such as:

* Physical disabilities

* Sensory impairments

* Medical conditions

* Emotional/mental health problems

* Autism/Asperger's

* Specific learning difficulties (dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia)

* Academic /study skills support

* Literacy/numeracy/language support

Job Responsibilities:

* Supporting students with their learning

* Providing help with day-to-day tasks and navigation around the college

* Building rapport with students and staff

Preferred Skills:

* PMLD experience

* TA experience

* Care background experience (not a necessity)

* DBS on the update service- Randstad can provide if the candidate does not already hold one.

Personal attributes

* Patient

* A caring and nurturing nature

* A genuine interest in helping students succeed

* Reliability and punctuality

Randstad is deeply committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all applicants, staff and volunteers to share this perspective. Candidates who are short-listed for interview must ensure that references can be obtained by us prior to the interview. Please note this appointment is subject to enhanced DBS, medical and reference checks.

If you feel you are suited to this role, please apply or for more information please call (phone number removed) to speak to Rebecca

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