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ASC Teaching Assistant

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Job description

Behaviour Support Assistant required in Blackburn Primary School

  • Experience required in supporting children with Autism and ADHD.
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Professional Development opportunities available- Subsidised TEAM TEACH and Modules through the NASEN group

A school in the heart of Blackburn have approached Teaching Personnel in order to find a strong behaviour support assistant to work for at least the last half term of the academic year, commencing from June 2017. The role will potentially be part-time due to the needs of the individual child. However, the Head teacher has stressed that the hours could increase from 20 hours per week to 27. The child who requires the support is currently in the Year 1 class and is affecting the general behaviour within the class. He will be starting back in Year 2 next year and the Head teacher has decided that the support, especially in the morning sessions will be beneficial to the individual child, the class and the class teacher.

The Head teacher is looking for an individual who can come into school and build a strong working relationship with the child as well as the teaching staff in school. It is a necessity, if you wish to apply, that you have experience working in an education or care setting, supporting children or young adults with Autism, or associated behavioural needs. It is preferable that you have undergone professional development to support your experiences (courses such as; Autism Awareness and Team Teach) this is not a necessity as there will be opportunities to complete this with Teaching Personnel.

If you are interested in the role then I would like to hear from you- I can be contacted in the office on 01772 842155 or by email It would be beneficial to send through an up to date CV and a brief overview of your experiences by email.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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