Teaching Assistant with a Health-Care background, Lancashire

  • Location: Lancashire
  • Salary: £450 - 500 per week
  • Start date: To be confirmed
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sector: Primary Education
  • Posted:

Job Description

Teaching Assistant with a Health-Care Background
West Lancashire
Full-Time
September 2024 – July 2025
£450 – £500 Per Week (PAYE – No Umbrella Company)


We are looking for passionate and motivated individuals within the Care Sector to work within our school based in West Lancashire. If successful, you will be required to support children who suffer with Social, emotional mental health issues. If you are looking for a new career move then this could be for you, are you looking for Ad Hoc day to day work or more? Have you experience within the Care Sector or Similar?

Responsibilities of the role included but are not limited to:

  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Be able to build strong relationships with students and staff.
  • Be encouraging and supportive.
  • Have a positive attitude towards teaching and aiding children development.
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of the student.

Although the role is based around education support, due to the children’s personal needs and behaviours they require consistent mentoring, motivating and advising, as well as some counselling, so their well-being can remain stable meaning they can achieve much more in their education and work towards an more independent future.

Behaviours displayed by the children can be challenging so applicants must be prepared to practice De-escalation and calming techniques, as well maintaining an empathetic approach and understanding behaviours stems from other problems. candidates from care, sports, psychology, criminology, sociology and youth work backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Job Specification

  • Have experience working with children, or adults, with additional needs
  • Hold a L2 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent.
  • Able to support children of all abilities.
  • Have a positive and ambitious attitude to learning.

What New Directions Education Ltd offers:

  • A dedicated and expert Account Manager
  • Regular and varied supply work
  • Competitive rates of pay.
  • Potential long-term teaching roles
  • Full compliance with the Agency Workers Regulation (AWR)
  • A network of branches across the UK
  • Preferred supplier to more than 20 boroughs across the UK
  • Recommend-a-friend scheme.
  • Respected reputation across the education and recruitment industry

We are fully committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults. All applicants must undertake a full enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check.

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