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Behaviour Learning Support Assistant in Basingstoke

Job description

Do you have experience working with individuals demonstrating challenging behaviour?

Are you looking for a new career with great progression opportunities?

Teaching Personnel are exclusively partnered with a specialist Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) provision based in Basingstoke who are currently seeking Behaviour Learning Support Assistant's to start in September 2018. The school caters specifically to Secondary aged pupils with a variety of complex needs, including: Anxiety and Self-harm, Disruptive, Antisocial and Uncooperative Behaviour.

The school is currently expanding and is seeking 2 new Teaching Assistants to work with pupils on a small group or 1:1 basis. The ideal candidate would have previous experience working with similar needs or be passionate about working in this type of school. This role will require successful candidates to assist pupils with a range of daily tasks, such as: transporting pupils between classes and engaging pupils with education and lesson plans.

Candidates that are traditionally suited to these roles, will be confident or have experience in two or more of the following bullet points:

  • Criminology
  • Youth/Community work experience
  • SEN experience
  • Residential support/care worker
  • Sports coaching
  • Youth Offending Services
  • Challenging behaviour within family
  • Mentoring
  • Psychology

This Behaviour LSA role will operate between 8.30am and 3.30pm, Monday-Friday with potential to earn between £54.00 and £65.00 per day (dependant on experience and qualifications). Applicants applying for this position must have:

  • GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths (A-C)
  • Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

In addition if you're interested in gaining new qualifications, Teaching Personnel offer development courses through our CPD Academy; such as Autism Awareness, Safeguarding and Team Teach.

If you're based in Basingstoke, or willing to commute from surrounding areas, please contact Teaching Personnel with your CV and a short cover letter. We want to hear from you!

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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