Teaching Assistant in Bolton

Greater Manchester, BL6 Robyn Doolan
Temporary/Full Time £450.00 - £500.00

Posted 22 days ago

Role: Teaching Assistant

Start: September

Contract: 9 months maternity cover

Salary: £100 per day

Hours: Monday to Friday - 8:30am to 3:30pm

Are you passionate about education and committed to supporting students to reach their full potential? We are currently working in partnership with an SEN School in Bolton. They are seeking a Teaching Assistant for maternity cover for 9 months. This is a rewarding opportunity for individuals to take on a new role and suitable for any candidates currently teaching in mainstream to make the transition into something new.

About the school:

The setting caters for children ages 11 to 16 with several needs detailed within their EHCP relating to SEMH needs. The school has great facilities and calming spaces for young people to relax and unwind in. The setting is dedicated to developing students social and emotional development as well as their academic achievement. The school curriculum is well matched to pupils’ needs focusing on vocational studies.

The role:

We are looking for a nurturing Teaching Assistant to join their already established team supporting young people with SEMH needs. Due to the nature of the role the school is ideally looking for a Teaching Assistant OR individuals that have relevant experience working with pupils in a School, Youth Centre, Residential care setting or similar role. Each day will be different from the last therefore being adaptable is very important.

Key responsibilities for a Teaching Assistant :

- Building nurturing and meaningful relationships with pupils with SEND

- Experience and a good understanding of behaviour management and how to implement this into your practice

- Understand the different requirements of individual SEN and adapt accordingly

Requirements for a Teaching Assistant:

- Experience working with young people

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to engage with students, colleagues, and parents effectively.

- Additional skills such as Sport, Music and Art are a bonus

Advantages of working in an alternative provision:

- Shorter working hours which will help you to establish a better work life balance.

- Smaller class sizes where you can really get to know your students

- Flexibility within the curriculum meaning you can be creative with your approach

- Satisfaction in supporting and seeing students reach their full potential.

The key benefits for working with Simply Education are:

-Your own dedicated consultant who will support, advise, and guide you through the registration process.

-Daily access to your dedicated consultant via phone/text/email – That can answer any arising questions or needs.

-Exclusive access to our Professional Learning Specialists – We offer several SEND courses such as Autism Awareness, De-escalation Practices, An introduction to the role of a Teaching Assistant and Behaviour management. All our courses are completely free and will help you to upskill your understanding and approach.

-Minimal administration (no time sheets!) – At Simply Education we pride ourselves in making the process easier for you as candidates. We process all timesheets for you ensuring the pay is always on time.

-Email and SMS verification of bookings – For all bookings you will receive a booking confirmation and directs to the school. You will also have access to an online diary system where you can view your bookings and update your availability.

If you are interested in this Teaching Assistant position, please click 'apply now' and forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. Alternatively, for an informal chat about the Teaching Assistant role, please contact Robyn Doolan, SEND Recruitment Consultant at our Manchester Office in the City Centre on 07553 130 015.

If shortlisted, Robyn will be in touch with you to arrange the next steps in the recruitment process. All successful applicants will be required to attend an interview (online or face-to-face) and to undergo relevant safeguarding checks alongside completion of an application form.

All candidates who register with Simply Education will also have 2 years referencing taken up and will be required to have an obtain a DBS with relevant checks completed. All offers are conditional pending the completion of referencing.

REF: RHD-BOL-2905

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