Teaching Assistant. Job in Wigan Education & Training Jobs

  • Job Reference: 1217898449-2
  • Date Posted: 26 January 2024
  • Recruiter: Nest Education Ltd
  • Location: Wigan, Lancashire
  • Salary: £78.00 to £120 Per Day
  • Sector: Teaching Assistant
  • Job Type: Temporary

Job Description

Job description
Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children with special educational needs and disabilities? Do you have experience working with children on a 121 basis and ideally with Autism (ASD)?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Teaching Assistant at a primary school in Wigan.

Job Description:

Working in the role of 121 Teaching Assistant in this supportive and friendly 1 form entry primary school, you will play an essential role in supporting the educational and developmental needs of a student in a Year 5 class with Autism.

Your primary day to day duties will include:

Working closely with the class teacher and SENCo to ensure the child's needs are met on a day to day basis and lessons are supported in line with the child's IEP.
Creating a positive and inclusive learning environment for the child, and reinforcing positive behaviours.
Liaising with the class teacher to implement and develop behaviour strategies and rewards systems for the child.
Feeding information back to the class teacher and planning for the following day.
Ensuring the safety of all students in the classroom and assisting when needed.
Contributing to the overall development and well-being of our school community and helping when required.

Experience & Qualifications:

Level 2 or Level 3 Teaching Assistant or Health & Social qualification. (desired but not essential)
Have previous experience working with children, preferably in an educational or care setting.
A strong understanding of special educational needs and ideally Autism (ASD/ASC)
Demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Be compassionate, patient, and dedicated to supporting the diverse needs of our students.

This is a temporary position, unless stated otherwise.

Nest Education Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and as such we do not discriminate based on age, gender, disability, race or any other equal opportunities criteria.

The company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

As such, you will be required to provide an up to date DBS, or be prepared to allow Nest Education to process one on your behalf, in addition to other mandatory compliance checks in line with the DfE guidelines.

Nest Education is an employment agency offering temporary supply work for daily, short-term and long-term assignments in addition to permanent positions.

You must be suitably qualified for the position advertised and be prepared to attend a short interview either in person or remotely with Nest to demonstrate your suitability for this role.

Salary / Pay Rate will be dependent on your skills and experience.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary contract, Temp to perm

Contract length: 3 months

Salary: .00 per day


Day shift
Monday to Friday
No weekends
Work Location: In person

Reference ID: NEHJ0089

Expected start date: 12/02/2024