teaching assistant in bury

02 April 2019
rebecca pollitt, randstad education
job type
£ 65 - £ 75 per day
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bury, north west
sub specialism
Special Needs Teaching
job type
working hours
£ 65 - £ 75 per day
Non Teaching
reference number
rebecca pollitt, randstad education
0161 200 1904
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job description

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 physical disabilities, sensory impairments, medical conditions, emotional/mental health problems, Autism/Asperger's and specific learning difficulties including dyslexia, dyspraxia and/or dyscalculia. According to individuals' needs, they offer tailored assistance in the form of academic /study skills support and 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

Required 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


* Career progression opportunities
* A holistic and inclusive approach to teaching
* Supportive management

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 to rebecca.pollitt@randstadeducation.co.uk or for more information please call 0161 200 1904 to speak to Rebecca.


experience with autism spectrum disorders